Provides nursing care and oversight of direct care givers to meet the needs of patients/residents
- Current license by the State Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse with experience in the long-term care industry preferred
- Ability to plan, supervise and coordinates services.
- A preference for contacts with people and patient centered care
- Receives report on patient/resident status from previous shift and provides this communication to oncoming shift
- Makes physical rounds in assigned area to evaluate care and interact with care givers and patients/residents
- Provides direct care in line with the responsibilities of a nurse, evaluating conditions, communicating and carrying out nursing functions according to the needs of the patients
- Assists in establishing a plan of care for patients based on their unique needs and in line with physician orders
- Is a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team
- Accurately documents patient/resident condition including evaluations, communication and care provided
- May provide direct care including medication pass, nursing care, documentation and treatments
- Evaluates performance of nursing assistants and trained medication aides; coaches and disciplines as needed.
- May responds and coordinates actions in emergency situations
- Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing
- Assists with the Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives
- Ensures safe work practices are followed
- Provides empathetic communication to families, patient/residents regarding change of condition and in response to care concerns, ensures resident rights are respected
Other Job Demands:
Working Conditions Works inside
- Physical Effort Lifting of 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; walking and standing most of time on duty; frequent reaching, handling, and fingering of instruments, equipment, records and reports
- Physical Environment Clerical perception is necessary to prepare records and charts and to organize training programs; a preference for scientific and technical activities for understanding and responding to medical problems and concepts; ability to interpret operating policies and procedures and to review work performance in determining conformance to these recognized standards; is around bio- hazardous waste and blood-borne pathogens.
- Sensory Attention Talking and hearing essential to instruct and supervise nursing personnel; near- visual acuity required to detect changes in conditions of residents; color vision
Valid LPN License to practice in OH.
Contact for Additional Information:
Jesse Boles (740) 574-2558