Licensed Practical Nurse every other weekend

John B Parsons Home
Salisbury, MD
Nov 28, 2022
Dec 06, 2022
Full Time
Licensed Practical Nurse every other weekendJob Category: NursingRequisition Number: LICEN001110Schedule: Full-TimeSalisbury, MD, 21801, USA"Looking for a career with a purpose? Join our family!"Harrison Senior Living has been awarded the "GREAT PLACE TO WORK for 2022 to 2023!" through the Activated Insights(R) Survey Group. 74% of our employees say this is a great place to work! At Harrison Senior Living we are dedicated to providing our residents with the very best in independent senior care and assisted living so their families can have peace of mind. Our home-like atmospheres offer a comfortable environment with the security of knowing that exceptional care is being given at all times.We are now looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse for our Parson's location. Essential Responsibilities: The LPN will assist Director of Nursing in directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the assisted living facility.The LPN will participate in developing, maintaining, and updating written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing department.The LPN ensure that reference material is maintained at the nurses' stations and is current. Recommend written material that will assist the nursing department in meeting the day-to-day of the residents.Ensure that the Nursing Service Procedure Manual is current and reflects the day-to-day nursing procedures performed in this facility. Ensure that all nursing personnel comply with the procedures set forth in the Manual.Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Director as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the nursing department.Periodically review the departments policies, procedure manuals, job descriptions, etc. Make recommendations for revisions to the Director.Assist in developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care.Ensure that all nursing service personnel are in compliance with their respective job descriptions.Participate in the development, maintenance and implementation of the facility's quality assurance program for the nursing department.Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as requested by the Administrator or Director of Nursing.Complete accident/incident reports, as necessary.Interpret the department's policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required.Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.Assist in preparing written and/or oral reports of the nursing programs and activities to submit to such committee(s) as directed.Implement recommendations from established committees as instructed by the director.Ensure that a sufficient number of staff is available to maintain quality care.Make daily rounds of the nursing department to ensure that all nursing personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Report findings to the Director.Monitor absenteeism to ensure that an adequate number of nursing care personnel are on duty at all times. Report Problem area to the Director.Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-department personnel, as well as other departments to ensure that nursing and activities can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.Meet with staffs in the shift on a regularly scheduled basis to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas and/or to assist in the improvement of services.Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift's staffing requirements and making recommendations to the Director concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with the facility's policies and procedures governing accidents and incidents.Make rounds with physicians as necessary.Consult with the resident, his/her family, and the resident's physician in planning the resident's care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as necessary.Visit residents on a daily basis in order to observe and evaluate each resident's physical and emotional status and notify physician if there is change in the resident's condition. Keep the Director informed of the status of residents and other related matters through written/oral reportsEnsure compliance with procedures for administration, storage, and control of medications and supplies.Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to ensure that medications are being administered as ordered and that treatments are provided as scheduled.Review medication cards for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of physician orders, and adherence to stop order policies.Meet with residents, and/or family members, as necessary. Report problems to the Director.Participate in developing, conducting and scheduling on-the-job training.Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, in-service training programs, etc., as directed.Minimum Qualifications:Must have a valid LPN licenseMust have at least 2 years of experience working in Nursing department All employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination.We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law. PI197827323

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