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Weekend Option LPN Full Time

Company: Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center - LPN - FULL TIME - WEEKEND OPTION - - $6,000 SIGN ON BONUS - Heisinger Bluffs Western Campus
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs nursing functions within the scope of practice and provides and/or coordinates care and services to meet the residents' physical, psychosocial, and functional care needs.
Job Responsibilities
Practices nursing care within the scope of licensure and in accordance with the state Nurse Practice Act; Keeps a current active license; Follows state and federal licensure rules and regulations for the level of care in which they practice and in accordance with clinical and administrative policies and procedures
Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team in defining individualized plans of care for each resident; Works closely with nursing leadership to ensure regulatory compliance; - Promotes individual and team learning and provides teaching and role modeling of professional nursing practices to staff for quality clinical care
Passes medication and/or oversees the medication ordering and administration process
Maintains a working knowledge and understanding of the observation/assessment and documentation process for the level of licensure in which they work, including care and service plans and the MDS as applicable
Utilizes the electronic medical record to capture full clinical documentation in accordance with policy and procedures -
Observes resident status as necessary to assure quality care; Coordinates with other resident services to assure continuity of care; Documents medical information and maintains detailed, timely, and accurate reports
Maintains a safe, comfortable, and functional environment by assessing potential hazards; Implements practices to maintain optimum safety
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
A desire to perform a clinical role on a "People First" team with an understanding of the responsibilities and the expectations for the role
LPN licensure in state of practice
Must be CPR certified
Specialized training or experience in gerontological nursing preferred
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The physical requirements and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. -
While performing the duties of this job, the employee -must be able to lift 30lbs, and push/pull 50lbs. - The employee -is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. - The employee frequently is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. - The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, speech clarity, speech recognition, written expression, and requires sensory abilities.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.
A well-lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat); Is subject to emotionally upset residents, or family members; Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary; Is subject to exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals; Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B virus within guidelines of standard precautions; Appropriate ergonomic and personal safety equipment is provided as needed.
Weekend option: you work two 16 hours shifts between Friday and Sunday, but get paid for 40 hours.

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