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Estimated Pay $24 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Douglas, Georgia

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Job Description

JOB RELATIONSHIP:

Supervised By: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Charge Nurse/RN

Workers Supervised: CNAs

 

WORK SCHEDULES:

Baptist Village, Inc. positions include holidays and weekends as they fall within your schedule. Additional worked hours may be needed as workload demands.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current LPN licensure by the State Board of Nursing
  • Available to work holidays and weekends as scheduling requires
  • Good physical health condition and pass a physical examination

PERSONAL TRAITS:

  • Ability to verbalize and understand patients' charts, doctors' orders, nursing, care plan, and
  • medication orders necessary to present information and ideas to residents, family, and other staff
  • Some clerical knowledge is required to prepare and review records and charts
  • Possess good people skills with the ability to work directly with residents, family, doctors, and staff
  • Knowledge of nursing facility rules and regulations and the discipline to work in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards
  • Enjoys performing services that benefit and help people
  • Ability to supervise and instruct nursing, assistants, ward clerks, and students
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change as work schedules will change on a daily basis
  • Ability to understand and respond to medical problems and concepts

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to walk and stand continuously for a minimum of 1 hour frequently
  • Ability to push as much as 150 pounds regularly, 150-200 pounds frequently, and above 200 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted frequently
  • Ability to lift greater than 50 pounds with additional assistance frequently
  • Ability to squat and bend throughout the shift routinely
  • Ability to assist in resident transfers
  • Manual dexterity when handling equipment, supplies, charts, and residents
  • Visual and hearing acuity to properly communicate with residents, and staff, and for reviewing doctor's orders and resident requests
  • Color vision to perceive changes in residents' skin color and colors of medicine and solutions

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here represent those the associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Work is inside (may be required to go outside occasionally).

As required by OSHA an exposure evaluation has been done based on a reasonably anticipated contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of employee duties. Based on the evaluation Licensed Practical Nurse has a High Risk for exposure.

 

APPEARANCE AND DRESS:

The dress is a designated uniform. See APPEARANCE AND WORK ATTIRE POLICY FOR UNIFORMED ASSOCIATES policy.

 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS:

Medical equipment, resident charts, care plans, records and reports, work schedules, and fax machines

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Renders LPN nursing care to patients in support of medical care directed by an RN/Charge Nurse
  • and by Medical Staff.
  • Performs LPN nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the patient.
  • Provides treatment and medications, orally, topically, rectally, and injections per policy.
  • Provides treatment using, equipment.
  • Observes patients' reactions to medications and treatments.
  • Provide treatments in wound care by changing dressings and cleaning wounds or incisions.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, and heartbeat to detect deviations from normal.
  • Gauges progress of patient following physician's orders and approved nursing care plan.
  • Observes, records, and reports to DON, ADON, Charge Nurse, or RN patients' condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Document in the medical records on LPN nursing observations and actions taken such as medications and treatments given, reactions, tests, intake and emission of liquids and solids, temperature, pulse, and respiration rate.
  • Records the nursing needs of patients on the nursing care plan to assure continuity of care.
  • Observes the emotional stability of patients who express interest in their progress, and prepare them for continuing care after discharge.
  • May be asked to rotate among various clinical and LPN nursing services as needed.
  • Assist in planning, supervising, and instructing CNAs, Ward Clerks, and Students in the care rendered to residents.
  • Assist nonprofessional and professional nursing care personnel in rendering nursing care.
  • Perform duties of a CNA when needed or determined by the department supervisor.
  • Perform duties of medication nurse.
  • Attend in-service education classes as required and obtain a required number of hours per year.
  • Maintain infection control standards by use of universal precautions.
  • Follow facility policies and procedures.
  • The LPN is authorized to have unlimited access to resident health information as needed to provide treatment, for billing purposes or the purpose of healthcare operations.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

The above is intended to describe the general content of the requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Company Description
Non-profit faith based company with over 60 years of history. Large corporation with 425 employees.

Company Description

Non-profit faith based company with over 60 years of history. Large corporation with 425 employees.