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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

Company: Lexington Country Place
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Lexington Country Place is seeking LPNs to join their team!The LPN reports directly to the Director of Nursing.Shift Details7am-7pm or 7pm-7am; every other weekend required.PURPOSEThe LPN is responsible for monitoring the health and wellbeing of our residents and provides leadership support and assistance with resident care and services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to medication care administration, communication with resident support services and families and maintaining clinical quality assurance while leading, demonstrating and supporting all the elements of wellness which are core components of Phoenix programs and services.PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESResident Care

  • Identifies on-going needs and services of residents through the assessment / Personalized Service Plan (PSP) process
  • Ensures proper follow through and documentation for residents with a change in clinical care needs
  • Assist the Wellness Director with Completing the clinical sections of monthly wellness visits and PSP to accurately reflect the resident monthly
  • Informs the Wellness Director and/or Executive Director of any changes in medication or service level that may result in a higher tier level or potential move-out
  • Assist with obtaining weights and vital signs monthly for each resident prior to completing monthly wellness health updates
  • Assist with direct resident care as neededEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE- CERTIFICATION
    • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse
    • A minimum of one year of experience working with elders or disabled individuals, preferred
    • Must have demonstrated Leadership capabilities
    • Knowledge and experience in Assisted Living industry and Dementia care or Skilled Nursing, preferred
    • Ability to work weekends, evenings and flexible hours, available to our customers at peak service delivery days and timesRequirements:SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      • Understanding of infection control procedures
      • Proficient in using MS Office
      • Understands and able to implement Personalized Service Plans
      • Understands advanced directives and end-of-life care
      • Understands and embraces the assisted living philosophy
      • Understands nursing function in assisted living, quality of care and quality of life objectives
      • Demonstrated knowledge of state regulations. Proficient in using state audit compliance tools
      • Is proficient in time management skills and adherence to deadlines
      • Has exceptional grammar and documentation skills
      • Understands basic concepts of risk managementPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSIn an 8 hour workday, associate may stand / walk:Hours at one time: 0 - 2Total hours/ day: 4 - 6In an 8 hour workday, associate may sit:Hours at one time: 0 - 2Total hours/ day: 2 - 4In an 8 hour workday, associate may drive:30-60 minutes, 1 - 2 times a weekAssociate will support / assist: (Maximum lbs)Frequency: 50 lbsOccasionally: 150 lbsAssociate will lift / carry (Maximum lbs)Frequency: 40 lbsOccasionally: 70 lbsHeight of lift: 3 - 4 feetDistance of carry: 30 yardsAssociate will use hands for repetitive:Simple grasping, pushing, and pulling, fine manipulationAssociate should be able to:Bend: FrequentlySquat: FrequentlyKneel: FrequentlyClimb:FrequentlyReach:Occasionally, 3 feetPIc61c5f8b7b16-31181-34350637

Keywords: Lexington Country Place, Lexington , Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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