Bellaire at Stone Port Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Harrisonburg, Virginia

PRN

Purpose

To develop, coordinate and implement programs and services for residents with cognitive impairment; to provide a therapeutic environment that maintains each resident’s highest level of well being of mind, body and spirit.

Essential Functions

Job Functions

Serves as charge nurse during shifts worked, when the Director of Resident Care and Administrator are not in the building. Administering medications per physician’s orders. Communicating with physicians related to orders, services and care needs. Following the residents’ plans of care as prescribed by the physicians. Documenting residents services, changes of condition, exceptions and incidents, as well as documentation of all follow-up. Assists with developing individualized care plans and interventions. Collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and families to provide care and services. Supervision of certified nurse assistants and direct care aides. Compliance with state regulations and community standards. Collaboration with external professional health service providers. Assists with coordinating the programming of resident care activities. Any other duties as assigned by the Administrator and/or Director of Resident Care. Qualifications

Must possess a current unencumbered LPN license. Must be 21 years of age or older. Knowledgeable of applicable state regulations. Must read, write, speak and understand English. Knowledge and experience in working with older adults. Ability to communicate residents and families. Maintains professional conduct with associates. Supervisory experience desirable. Must have upper body strength adequate to bend, lift, shift, move, and/or assist in moving articles of more than twenty-five pounds. Must be able to squat, reach, stretch without distress, Must be able to tolerate extended periods walking, standing.