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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Peace of Mind Staffing
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Peace of Mind Staffing - QUALIFICATIONS:
- - - - - - - -Graduated of an accredited school of nursing and licensed by the state of NJ as a LPN.
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- - - - - - - -Current CPR or certified within 90 days of hire
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The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assumes responsibility for a specific unit or area within the organization to include assessment (under the supervision of the RN), medication distribution, treatment clinical documentation, and supervision of CNA's and other staff.
-JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND STANDARDS
--- - Uses dual identifiers to confirm resident/guest identify prior to medication administration and treatments.
-- - Practices SBAR (situation, background, assessment, recommendation), the preferred method of communication when interacting with members of healthcare community.
-- - Encourages resident/guest to be involved in their own care when possible.
-- - Receives full and detailed report from the outgoing nurses to ensure proper communication and necessary follow-up of resident's/guest's care.
-- - Recognizes and responds competently to changes in resident's condition and documents appropriately.
-- - Initiates Plan of Care on admission. - Reviews, evaluates & updates plan & interventions as needed.
-- - Interacts and partners with all multidisciplinary service teams, internal and external, to assure continuum of care.
-- - Practices Standard Precautions and adheres to infection prevention strategies.
-- - Demonstrates compliance to Resident's Rights.
-- - Refers to Nursing/Administration/IV/
-- - Emergency Management Policy and Procedures (Public Folders, Hard Copy manual) to assure standard of care. -
-- - Transcribes physician orders correctly on MAR & TAR.
-- - Faxes POS to Pharmacy provider to ensure timely delivery and administration.
-- - Works closely with Social Worker in trying to resolve residents'/guests/ needs.
-- - Checks syringes, and counts narcotics at end of shift.
-- - Orders stock medications and prescription medications; as needed.
-- - Admits and discharges residents/guests according to facility procedure.
-- - Reviews report with CNAs prior to their assignment activation.
-- - Performs assessments
-- - Accurately documents on the following forms:
-- - Ambulation/Restorative care
-- - Pain Management
-- - Pressure Ulcer Management/skin assessment
-- - Fall Prevention Strategies
-- - Antibiotic documentation
-- - Incidents/accident
-- - Accurate and timely completion of Nursing assessment and data collection upon admission:
-- - Fall Risk assessment
-- - Uses dual identifiers to confirm resident/guest identify prior to medication administration and treatments.
-- - Practices SBAR (situation, background, assessment, recommendation), the preferred method of communication when interacting with members of healthcare community.
-- - Encourages resident/guest to be involved in their own care when possible.
-- - Receives full and detailed report from the outgoing nurses to ensure proper communication and necessary follow-up of resident's/guest's care.
-- - Recognizes and responds competently to changes in resident's condition and documents appropriately.
-- - Initiates Plan of Care on admission. - Reviews, evaluates & updates plan & interventions as needed.
-- - Interacts and partners with all multidisciplinary service teams, internal and external, to assure continuum of care.
-- - Practices Standard Precautions and adheres to infection prevention strategies.
-- - Demonstrates compliance to Resident's Rights.
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Keywords: Peace of Mind Staffing, North Bergen , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , North Bergen, New Jersey

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