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Tuerk House
Baltimore, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

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The LPN works under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and is responsible for the complete care of all assigned patients, within the scope of the State Registered Nurse Practice Acts and the policies and procedures of the Agency. The LPN is responsible and accountable for making decisions and providing care according to Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s regulations and agency guidelines. Duties and Responsibilities Follows-up with any patients in need of medical follow-up as determined by review of medical file/documentation. Administer all medications to clients as needed and is responsible for safe and secure storage of all medications. Keep abreast of all State standards for nursing practice in an intermediate care facility and to keep in compliance with these standards at all times. Perform the Nursing Assessment for each client at admission and provide for each client at discharge a care plan for continuing medical conditions. Responsible for orientation of nursing staff, as instructed by Director of Nursing. Maintains all medical forms in clinical records in complete and timely manner. Maintains accurate records of TB testing of all employees. Review and completes patient paperwork as needed. Monitor client’s complaints and incident’s; reply in accordance with agency/ regulatory body guidelines for complaint tracking procedures and complaint policy. Works with staff, as necessary to resolve incidents. Responsible for monitoring and follow-up on Infection Control/Surveillance reporting. Maintain a system of client care records; reporting forms, client and service data and any other needed client care information as required. Ensures that all client care services are coordinated and integrated as indicated. Maintains all needed clinical documentation from doctors, nurses, etc. Maintains a multi-disciplinary approach to delivery of services. Accepts and performs duties assigned by Medical Director, Executive Director or Designee who are appropriate to this job description but are not here specified. Attends meetings as necessary or required. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to review charts on an ongoing basis in preparation for audits and to ensure compliance. Demonstrated ability to maintain the client’s right to courtesy and confidentiality. Consistently observes essential discipline of the program, including reporting to work, use of sign-in logs, incident logs, reporting to supervisors, punctual attendance at required staff meetings and training sessions, and adherence to standards of dress, language and general deportment required. Consistently and promptly performs all monitoring as prescribed by Infection Control Policy. Demonstrated ability to train staff in medication procedures. Consistently arranges client medical referrals-out according to policy and demonstrates ability to orient clients to procedures for departure and return from appointments. Minimum Requirements Education/Training: High school Diploma or GED equivalent required. Associates of Arts (AA) degree required. Valid Maryland LPN license required, CPR certified, required. Special Software Skills: Ability to learn in-house software. Sobriety: If Recovering, five (5) years sobriety. Substitutions: No substitutions may be made. Other: The incumbent must continually demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. This position may include weekend and/or evening duties as needed or required. 

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Baltimore, MD
21216 USA

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