Licensed Practical Nurse
Res-Care, Inc.
 Buckhannon, WV

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Category: Licensed Practical Nurse

Line of Business: Residential Services

Branding: Rehab Without Walls

About this Career Opportunity:

Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in people's lives. ResCare is a one of a kind company who not only offers the chance to change people's lives but also offers educational, vocational and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to provide care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Provide 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independence.
  • Monitoring clients vital statistics and reporting abnormal findings to the case manager and physician assessments
  • Administration of medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care and provided assessments of results.
  • Complete routines as established by other care professionals such as PT, OT, Speech Therapists
  • Insure infection control policies are maintained at all times, reports possible communicable diseases or infections and insures the overall implementation and practice of infection control procedures are implemented
  • Accurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians as well as documenting the progress and outcomes for established goals and informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
  • Ordering supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all times
  • Ensures all patient needs are being met in accordance with the instructions of the physician.
  • Monitors incidents involving individuals. Ensures incident reports are completed timely, accurately, and case managers are informed; examines the individual following the incident
  • Ensuring all medical equipment is maintained and report faulty equipment to DME for repair
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Proof of current license as an LPN or LVN in good standing from the state(s) of practice
  • Current CPR certification
  • Ability to work in a home-like setting.
  • Be able to bend stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
  • Able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of individual service plans, including understanding of client rights and health needs
  • Must have completed post secondary coursework to facilitate licensure as an LPN or LVN

Additional Information

Benefits

Our Company offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

About Residential Services

Rehab Without Walls (RWW) NeuroSolutions started more than 30 years ago. RWW originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, RWW is still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But RWW is also connecting the neuro-rehab continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to groundbreaking home and community rehab.

RWW services start with the understanding of a patient's health, lifestyle and goals. RWW then assembles a team of neuro-trained therapists who work across therapy disciplines to create a truly personalized program that blends scientifically backed rehab protocols with the patient's real-life activities. It's a combination that delivers better results during the recovery journey and into the future.

Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Company does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

86 E MAIN ST STE B, BUCKHANNON, WV 26201-2864 USA