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Nurse - LPN/LVN

Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Job Description:




Nurse - LPN/LVN



Job LocationsUS-KS-Shawnee



CategoryHealthcareID2019-17038Location : NameBrookdale RosehillLocation : Address12802 Johnson DriveLocation : LocationUS-KS-Shawnee



Overview



Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here youll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, theres a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.



Responsibilities



Administers quality, skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in the home and in accordance with physician orders and the Plan of Care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Director, Professional Services. Performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure the provision of quality patient care.

PRN Assisted Living Nurse

Position Schedule - 8 hour shifts during week/12 hour shifts weekends


  • Under the direction of a RN, provides patient care and identifies the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of patients.
  • Verifies Plan of Care prior to each visit and provides care according to the physicians orders, assessment data, established standards and guidelines and documents accordingly. Incorporates short and long term goals as established by the Plan of Care into nursing care, as evidenced by documentation in the nursing notes.
  • Performs an ongoing assessment during each visit and documents data in patient medical records. Communicates significant findings, problems, or changes in the patients condition to the supervising RN and/or Director of Professional Services and the physician and documents all findings, communications and appropriate interventions. Documents nursing interventions including patient response.
  • Assesses patient/caregivers knowledge of disease process, treatment regimen and/or medication administration. Provides basic and specialized teaching as ordered in the Plan of Care and based on the patients needs. Identifies and recommends other disciplines needed for quality care of the patient.
  • Performs with current standards of practice and with the agencys policies and procedures. Ensures that all nursing notes, supply logs/visit logs are accurate and turned into the office according to agency policy.
  • Prioritizes patients schedules based on patient needs and provides services in an efficient, timely manner to all assigned patients. Demonstrates effective time management skills by completing patient assignments and documentation within projected time frames and arrives to appointments on schedule.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and responds appropriately.
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency. Attends scheduled meetings, in-services, workshops, etc.

    This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.



    Qualifications



    Education and Experience

    Graduate of an accredited LPN/LVN program. Minimum of one year experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinical care setting. Home care experience preferred.

    Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements

    Must be licensed as an LPN/LVN in good standing in the state(s) where he/she will be providing services. Meets all additional requirements for hire including state specific requirements. Valid drivers license with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or Organization requirements and is in good working order. Current BCLS prior to delivering patient care.

    Management/Decision Making

    Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.

    Knowledge and Skills

    Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization. Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner. Promotes agency philosophy, mission statement and administrative policies to ensure quality of care. Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality with regard to patient, staff and agency information. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities. Demonstrates an interest in working with a senior population. Ability to establish an effective working relationship with all departments and the community. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills. Demonstrates attention to detail. Must be able follow written and verbal instructions in English effectively.

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions


    • Standing
    • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    • Walking
    • Sitting
    • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
    • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
    • On-Call on an as needed basis
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
    • Climb or balance
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
    • Talk or hear
    • Taste or smell
    • Exposure to latex
    • Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
    • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
    • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
    • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
    • Requires Travel: Frequently
    • Vision

      Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.



      Schedule: Regular Part-Time

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