Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - ALF - PRN

Noland Health Birmingham, AL

Now hiring for PRN.Must be flexible with availability.

Summary of Duties

Licensed Practical Nurse – LPN will be responsible for providing direct care to residents as needed in accordance with care plan, policies and procedures, and nursing standards of care.

Essential Job Functions

* Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required and inform staff.

* Check residents on a regular basis to observe and evaluate physical and emotional status.

* Direct Nursing/Resident Care Assistants in the performance of their responsibility and report any concerns to the Resident Care Coordinator.

* Document according to policies and procedures and regulations.

* Chart nurse's notes in an informative, descriptive, and legible manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and the resident's responses to care and intervention.

* Report all discrepancies, problems, and issues regarding resident care to the Resident Care Coordinator.

* Transcribe and/or check physician orders to ensure orders have been executed.

* Administer and document medication administration per physician's orders.

* Complete assessments on all assigned residents on each shift.

* Report residents' condition and shift occurrences to oncoming staff.

* Communicate with physicians, residents, families and nursing staff all pertinent information, clinical data regarding residents' condition, and possible change in condition.

* Provide direct care to residents as needed in accordance with the care plan, policies and procedures, and nursing standards of care.

* Perform other duties including special projects, as assigned.

Education and Experience

Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse – LPN by the State of Alabama. One (1) year experience in a health care facility preferred. Must possess CPR certification within thirty (30) days of employment.

Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions

* Must be able to move about intermittently throughout the workday.

* Must be able to reach, bend, and/or stoop intermittently throughout the work day.

* Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

* Must be able to push, pull, or move a minimum of 100 pounds utilizing proper body mechanics and assistance.

* Must be able to walk/stand 75% of the day.

* Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.

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