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LPN at Monmouth Crossing - Assisted Living

CentraState Healthcare System


Location:
Freehold, NJ 07728
Date:
10/28/2020
2020-10-282021-01-27
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Administrative / Clerical
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Job Details

Overview

Provides skilled nursing by performing assigned duties and services required to deliver quality Resident care. Follows established standards, JCAHO and CentraState policies and procedures

Responsibilities

  • Provides considerate respectful care focused upon the Residents' individual needs.
  • Affirms the Resident's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.
  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the Residents cared for.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development and/or adult health throughout the lifespan as appropriate to the job performed. Successfully completes life-span education as appropriate.
  • Successfully completes life-span education as appropriate.
  • Correctly performs all scheduled and assigned tasks while continually observing Resident needs.
  • Delegates and monitors components of care to professional and nonprofessional care givers as appropriate.
  • Implements basic nursing care and assists Residents with activities of daily living.
  • Accurately collects Resident data utilizing learned technical skills under the direction of the RN.
  • Makes decisions that demonstrate knowledge of nursing practice and utilizes sound judgment in clinical and Resident care situations.
  • Participates in preparation and intervention of diagnostic or therapeutic Resident care.
  • Demonstrates accountability for administration, observation, charting and reporting effects of drugs, intravenous, other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Administers medications following CSHS policies and manufactures' instructions.
  • Recognizes adverse reactions to medications and takes immediate and appropriate actions.
  • Follows CSHS policy regarding restraint application, documentation and observation.
  • Consistently includes Resident and family in the development of an individualized plan of care.
  • Performs pain (5th vital sign) screening as indicated, notifies the RN immediately of patient's report of pain or discomfort, and provides appropriate non-pharmacologic interventions as directed by RN.
  • Documents pain assessment, intervention and follow-up.
  • Documents reassessment of pain as per hospital policy.
  • Provides Resident/family education regarding pain.
  • Notifies physician for unrelieved pain as indicated.

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate Nursing

Additional Educational Requirements

Graduate of an approved program for licensed practical nurses and licensed to practice in NJ.

 

Work Experience:

Related Experience Preferred

Additional Experience Requirements

Previous experience preferred.

 

Licenses and Certifications:

LPN license / New Jersey Required

BCLS certification Required

Additional Certification/Licensure Requirements

Satisfactory completion of the pharmacology test is required.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal long term care environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured Residents.

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting Rarely

Standing/Walking Continuously

Kneeling/Stooping Occasionally

Bending/Climbing Occasionally

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds Rarely

Typing/Filing Rarely

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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