St. Joseph’s Center: LPN

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St. Joseph's Center
Job Overview

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Description The primary function of this position is the health needs and medication administration of residents in assigned units according to the best practice in a competent and safe manner. The charge LPN will oversee completion of required documentation as well as on-going staff training and supervision ofDSP’s in those units. Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Responsible for thirty five or fewer residents.
  2. Administers medications accurately in accordance with physician’s orders and facility policies and documents it on the medication record.
  3. Must be knowledgeable of medication action, interactions, side effects and contradictions.
  4. Supervises health care of all residents.
  5. Must be knowledgeable of the facilities nursing procedures and medical equipment utilized.
  6. Assists in orientation and on-going staff training.
  7. Oversees direct care staffs role in implementation of active treatment program.
  8. Interacts with each resident in a manner which assures respect, dignity, privacy and human rights.
  9.  Attends and conducts staff meetings.
  10. Implements philosophies, policies and procedures of the nursing service and the facility
  11. Performs other related tasks as assigned and remains flexible to the diverse needs of the facility

REQUIREMENTS:

• PA Practical Nursing License
• Current certification in CPR
• Prior experience preferred
• Valid PA Driver’s License

 

Job Detail
  • Compensation TypePart Time - Hourly
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