Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Heritage Lakeside
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This position is responsible for planning and providing direct care to residents as assigned. The nurse will plan, direct and carry out shift routines in the assigned nursing unit / to assigned residents.

COMMON CORE ROLES

Commitment to the Mission, Vision, Values

o Exhibits attitudes and behaviors that show a commitment to meeting and exceeding

customer expectations at all times o Demonstrates commitment to the core values of hospitality, stewardship, integrity,

respect, and humor. o Utilize the mission, vision, and values to determine priorities.

Customer Experience

o Provides exceptional customer service to residents, families, and co-workers on a daily

basis by:

• Listening attentively, empathetically and following up to concerns expressed by residents, families, and coworkers. o Maintains professionalism and composure when interacting with management, employees, residents and families by:

Complying with all privacy policies and procedures.

• Being inclusive and respectful.

• Working well with others. o Effectively presents and communicates information and responds to questions from co

workers, residents, families, state auditors and the general public as deemed appropriate for the position.

Quality of Care

  • Accurately and timely completes position specific core roles and responsibilities that impact overall quality of care.
  • Ensures that residents receive the best care possible by encouraging open communication with the management team, direct care personnel, residents and families.
  • Basic comprehension of 5-star rating and how it relates to position specific roles and responsibilities.
  • Follows all community policies and procedures related to investigating, reporting and preventing abuse of vulnerable adults.

KEY POSITION SPECIFIC ROLES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Clinical Processes & Procedures

  • Ensure that resident's charts are updated and free of errors.
  • Openly communicate with the Medical Director and DON relating to resident diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with the clinical team in establishing a treatment plan.
  • Provide direct resident care following the treatment plan, this may include tasks such as administering medication, etc.

Staffing

  • Makes walking rounds between shifts and whenever necessary to supervise and monitor work performance in terms of resident care, staff regulations and efficiency of service.

Survey Readiness

  • Report occupational exposures to needle sticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents. o Participates in all inspections of nursing care by outside agencies.
  • Complete all documentation as recommended by Federal and State Guidelines.
  • Ensure that reportable events are communicated in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that nursing notes are informative and complete regarding the cares and services provided to the resident.

Unit Management

  • Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift.
  • Attend nurses and team meetings as scheduled and/or assigned.
  • Maintain professional relationships with physicians and other providers.
  • Respond to all emergency situations within the facility.
  • Promote rehabilitation nursing on the units.
  • Perform physical and psychological nursing assessments on residents when necessary.
  • Report all unusual circumstances that may involve the safety and well-being of the residents and staff directly to the DON.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Language / Communication Skills

  • Ability to read, write, speak, listen and understand the English language.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Ability to effectively present and communicate information and respond to questions.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

  • Computer proficiency with software programs and the ability to learn new computer technology and programs.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Psychology

  • Basic knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.

Medicine

  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to assist in the treatment of resident injuries, diseases, and deformities.

Social Perceptiveness

  • Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. O Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Gets along well with others and effectively works with teams.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Successful completion of a Licensed Practice Nurse (L.P.N.) program at an accredited school, college or university. Experience
  • Previous experience as an L.P.N. in long-term care preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Must have and maintain an active L.P.N. license / registration in good standing on the state registry
  • CPR certified

Availability & Attendance

  • Flexible work schedule (mornings, afternoons, nights, weekends, holidays, etc.) which may include hours beyond eight hours in a day, or 40 hours in a week. o Follows all attendance policies and procedures, including punctuality and proper timeclock usage.

Other

  • Compliance with infectious disease policies and procedures related to, but not limited to tuberculosis screening of health-care workers.
location
Rice Lake, WI, USA
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