WHV employees' professionals who are caring, compassionate and dedicated to their career. We value our ability to provide exceptional care to all our patients.
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are expected to treat, educate, and provide support to residents. This role provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support to residents, as well as meets the needs of the family members/care givers. LPNs implement facility policies, procedures, and coordinates nursing activities with other services provided by members of the interdisciplinary health care team.
LPNs have four main areas of focus: medication and treatment administration, documentation, education of residents in their care and supervision of STNA's. LPNs must be advocates of Patient Centered Care.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Agrees to and signs the Employee Expectations form
- Exemplifies and role models a positive customer service behavior, loyalty, punctuality, commitment, and effective coping behaviors
- Supervises nursing assistants
- Responsible for completing patient admission and/or re-admissions.
- Delivers and coordinates care in an organized and flexible manner according to standards of nursing practice.
- Follows and supports facility and departmental policies and procedures, mission, and vision
- Uses problem solving approach to resident care characterized by thorough data collection, analysis, planning of outcomes, process steps, implementation, and evaluation
- Assists in identifying common recurrent resident problems, symptoms and behavioral changes, appropriately monitors and communicates findings, utilizes facility health maintenance, and works with interdisciplinary team
- Initiates and maintains accurate and thorough documentation
- Monitors and countersigns nursing assistant's documentation records, when applicable
- Provides comprehensive documentation to consulting agencies/physicians including encouragement and forms to return results and orders to the facility
- Follows up to obtain results, inform physician, and provide subsequent care
- They must be able to correctly monitor patients' conditions, and determine when consultation is required
- Provide direct resident care under the direction of physicians or a Registered Nurse (RN).
- LPNs need to be able to follow orders and work with supervision.
- Preforms full nursing assessments on patients and notifies appropriate personnel of findings.
- Transcribes notes and orders
- Is knowledgeable of and insures adherence to state and federal regulations regarding care of the aging
Must have a current LPN Licnese in the state of Ohio
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