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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: The Harmony Collection at Roanoke Memory Care
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The LPN/RN provides quality nursing care and services to residents in a respectful and dignified manner, ensuring the delivery of care and services. The LPN/RN coordinates physical, social, and emotional aspects of assisted living care and services in accordance with the physician's orders and the resident's choices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Execution of the medication management plan including periodic review of the documentation, observation of the effectiveness of the plan, communication to the physician when changes are needed or outcomes are not appropriate
Continuous assessment of resident needs with updates to appropriate individuals as it relates to care, services and changes in condition
Implement measures to ensure resident wellness and safety and the appropriate documentation of those measures
Work in a team fashion to meet resident needs
Respond to emergencies timely and in a calm and competent manner
Report incidents and changes in resident condition to Healthcare Coordinator and with the appropriate documentation
Be an active part of all activities including community events
Be present and assist with the delivery of meals in the dining room, monitoring resident acceptance of diets and assuring adequate nutrition
Maintain high standards with regard to record keeping, resident and staff documentation
Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with all departments
Identify risk factors for residents and initiate interventions including the appropriate documentation of that intervention
Provide a thorough report of resident status to on-coming nursing team, at each change of shift, and in the Daily Log
Provide motivation and direction to CNA/RMA's
Must be certified or willing to take and pass the certification classes required by the state in which employed
Attend required trainings, CEU's and staff meetings
Adhere to and implement all policies and procedures
Practice proper body mechanics and safe resident transferring techniques
Adhere to attendance policies; report to work on time and prepared to begin duties
Complete all other assigned duties Current RN, LPN licensed to practice nursing in the state in which the community is located, holding a license in good standing with the Board of Nursing
Experience working with the senior population, preferably in assisted living or LTC
Must be a team player who works well with others and has experience supervising staff
Must possess critical thinking skills, ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
Demonstrated ability to manage time efficiently with strong organizational skills
Must be in good physical condition and be able to sit, stand, bend, kneel, walk, and lift up to 50 lbs
Must be willing to work an 8-16 hour flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
Must attend all required trainings, CEU's and staff meetings
Must be certified or willing to take and pass the certification class required by the state in which employed

Keywords: The Harmony Collection at Roanoke Memory Care, Roanoke , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Roanoke, Virginia

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