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Location2025 Central Park Dr, OKEMOS, Michigan 48864
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-07
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Valid Through2023-04-27

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)serves as team leader for assigned group of CNAs and provides direct resident nursing care. Provides a safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective care environment which ensures the self-respect, personal dignity, rights, and physical safety of each resident. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Administers peripheral, PICC and central line I.V. (intravenous) fluids. Monitors intravenous sites, discontinues peripheral I.V.’s only. Does not access I.V. sites nor administers I.V. (Intravenous) Push Medications. Assists in the admission and discharge of residents. Communicates with Unit Manager or nurse in charge and CNA's regarding status of residents and unit needs. Documents and maintains records and reports regarding nursing care, resident condition, medications given, and treatments administered. Gives and receives report. Inserts and monitors gastrostomy tubes and administers feedings. Inserts, cares for, and monitors supra pubic and indwelling foley catheters. Makes resident rounds and evaluates resident condition and quality of resident care rendered by CNA’s. Orients and directs assigned non-licensed personnel. Assists in evaluating the job performance of subordinate personnel and recommends counseling, discipline or retraining of those personnel to the Unit Manager or Director of Nursing. Participates in the interdisciplinary care planning process for individual residents and in resident care conferences. Provides direct resident care including administering medications and performing complex and routine treatments, observing, and evaluating resident symptoms and reactions to treatments and initiates corrective action as needed. Provides tracheostomy care, changes dressings and suctions when needed. Does not change the tracheostomy tube. Serves as team leader for assigned group of CNAs. All other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS): Licensure Requirements: Active Michigan license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Education: Graduated of an approved practical nursing program. Ability to recognize subtle changes in resident condition. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively under time requirements and deadlines, problem-solve when facing unexpected issues, handle interruptions, and prioritize effectively. Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Previous experience, in a rehabilitation or acute care setting is preferred but not required. Strong critical thinking, decision-making, delegation, and leadership skills. Time management and organizational skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Able to lift up to seventy-five (75) pounds. Ability to transfer residents weighing three up to hundred (300) pounds or more. Pushull wheeled carts and chairs weighing up to three hundred (300) pounds or more. WORKING CONDITIONS Works in resident rooms and at the unit nursing station with exposure to noise and unpleasant odors. Potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other infectious diseases. Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals and materials. Unpredictable mealtimes: breaks are scheduled around resident care needs. Dobie Road – Ingham County Medical Care is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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