Apple Rehab Clipper is a 60 bed, skilled nursing community located in Westerly, RI on Post Road. The Clipper has 25 years of excellent community involvement and a drive for excellence to make each person who enters feel that they made the right choice by coming here for rehab or a long term stay. We take pride in our familial environment, staff longevity, and commitment to quality care and positive outcomes. We advocate for our employees' continuous growth and development through a commitment to lifelong learning and a positive work environment.
Apple Rehab is a family owned and operated company that treats residents and staff like family too. Our expert team of senior management is located at our home office, right in Avon, CT, ensuring superior care from a local company. Our leadership is not across the country, but rather in your backyard.
The LPN Charge Nurse plans, controls, and executes the provision of nursing services to assigned residents under general supervision and guidance within the standards for quality care provided by the policies, procedures and practices of the facility in line with appropriate legal standards, medical practices and physicians’ instructions.
The LPN Charge Nurse plans the allocations of own time to the efficient and effective provision of professional care to assigned residents while integrating plans with the priorities of all involved for a maximum utilization of resources. Monitors progress of assigned residents and meets changing needs of residents and the constant changing of priorities due to changing medical needs. The LPN Charge Nurse Displays professional behavior in dealing with residents’, physicians, relatives of residents, peers and support personnel. Demonstrates continuous high level of professional concern and understanding for residents, relatives, and others who may be dealing with highly emotional and difficult situations. Properly and completely documents pertinent information regarding resident care and response.
Records physician instructions, resident comments or responses and all pertinent data required to ensure quality of care. Meets with residents and families and reports problems or concerns. Carries out rehabilitative and restorative care programs. The LPN Charge Nurse administers professional services and direct nursing care. Prepares and administers medications as ordered by the physician. Reviews medication records for completeness and accuracy. Verifies resident identities to ensure prescribed medications administered properly. Ensures that controlled substances are accurate. Performs all charting and record keeping in accordance with facility policy and procedures.