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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

ManorCare Health Services Mountainside, NJ

  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.

The LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for supervising nursing personnel to deliver nursing care and within scope of practice coordinates care delivery, which will ensure that patient's needs are met in accordance with professional standards of practice through physician orders, center policies and procedures, and federal, state and local guidelines. We are looking for clinicians who would like to combine their love for people and strong work ethic with the opportunities to advance their career.

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse Responsibilities:

• This LPN position is a staff position that has direct care responsibilities as well as supervisor responsibility for nursing assistants.

• Administer medications and treatments timely and according to policy

• Receive, transcribe, and carry out physician orders

• Follows established procedure for charting and reporting all reports of incident/accidents (patients & employees)

• Identifies and reports changes in condition to supervisor, physician and family

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse Rewards:




  • Competitive pay

  • Daily Pay - early access to earned wages

  • Industry-leading benefits including comprehensive health coverage, generous time off, 401K, and more

  • Education benefits such as student loan repayment assistance, education discounts, and in-house continuing education training

  • Unlimited growth opportunities in a variety of roles or locations



Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare while having fulfilling work with a purpose!



Location

551 - ManorCare Health Services - Mountainside, New Jersey

Educational Requirements

Currently licensed as LPN in state.

Position Requirements

One year prior nursing experience preferred.



Job Specific Details:

Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of the HCR Infection Control Manual. ? Understands, participates, and assists in implementing the Q.A.A.  Utilizes the Quality Life Practice Guide Manual for identification, placement, and monitoring of patients in the appropriate programs.  Notifies other Departments of patient changes, i.e., room changes, LOA, new admits, discharge, etc.  Conducts family and patient education.  Locates and uses emergency equipment when necessary.  Demonstrates the ability to administer medications timely and according to facility policy.  Demonstrates the ability to administer treatments timely and according to facility policy.  Demonstrates ability to receive, transcribe, and carry out physician orders.  Makes rounds with physicians when necessary.  Transcribes physician?s orders to patient charts, cardex, medication/treatment cards and care plans, as required.  Charts progress notes in an informative, factual manner that reflects the care administered as well as the patient?s response to care.  General Nursing Care Responsibilities, continued  Accurately identifies skin changes and follows HCR ManorCare skin management protocols.  Communicates physician orders and reports diagnostic tests timely.  Conducts frequent rounds to evaluate the effectiveness of care delivery.  Orders supplies and charges for items ordered through Central Supply.  Assures that a supply of personal protective equipment is on hand and is available for staff to perform procedures that involve exposure to body/blood fluids.  Counts narcotics at the beginning and completion of each shift with the nurse leaving and coming on to the shift.  Follows Pharmacy policy and procedures for ordering and delivering medications.  Coordinates patient rehabilitation programs with therapies to ensure 24-hour rehabilitation needs are met.  Participates in care planning with the team and routine interventions.



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