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Job Description


TITLE:
LPN
TYPE:
Full time, Hourly
HOURS:
LOCATION:
Clarksville, TN
   
POSITION NO:
C0026
DATE POSTED:
3/2/2017
DATE AVAILABLE:
3/2/2017
CONTACT:

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

* Observe all facility safety policies and procedures. * Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety standards * Follow facility Residents Rights policies. Provides direct resident care and treatments including, but not limited to: * Prepares, administers and records medications in accordance with facility policy * Monitors and records temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, catheterizations, etc. o Sterilizes equipment and supplies as needed * Collects samples such as blood, urine and sputum, and performs routine laboratory tests on samples * Prepares residents for medical treatments, examinations and tests, explaining the procedures and their purpose * Administers prescribed emergency car * Answer to residents call-lights and determines how to assist them as needed * Assess residents conditions and vitals to determine and/or modify residents treatment plans * Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in residents conditions * Provides input for the development of individualized care plans and implements accordingly * Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records * Record residents medical information and vital signs * Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned residents * May be required to be on-call periodically or as specifically needed by facility * Understands and reviews the facilities Healthcare Clinical Policies and Procedures and Safety Guidelines * Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Director of Nursing and/or Administrator * Assists families and other visitors as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of TN.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must Possess LPN License

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Current and active LPN license Current BLS certification


 

 

 

 


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