Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Solaris HealthCare Lake City, FL
Solaris Healthcare Lake City is a fast paced 120 bed rehab and long-term care facility looking for energetic customer service oriented staff to join our team! Come apply today!

Qualifications:

* Health – Ability to meet performance requirements

* Education and Training:

* Graduate from an approved school of nursing.

* Licensed to practice in this state.

* Participates in continuing education so that she/he has knowledge of current trends and developments in nursing and maintains a license.

* Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

* Ability to learn, absorb and apply professional training, follow doctor's orders and keep records in a prescribed manner.

* Ability to perceive changes in patient behavior and recognize symptoms and the ability to communicate effectively in writing, by telephone, and in personal contacts.

* Ability to organize work procedures, assume responsibility, and tactfully supervise others.

* Special interest in geriatric nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Must be able to supervise and instruct others with good leadership and communication skills.

* Assure that all nursing staff have been assigned duties. Supervise charting and activities so that patients records are complete and accurate and policies/procedures are followed.

* Make rounds on each assigned Resident, with specific attention to high acuity patients. Note any change in condition and intervene as needed.

* Monitor your assigned Residents to ensure that appropriate care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients' condition.

* Assume responsibility for safe administration of meds and treatments as needed.

* Assist with admitting patients as required.

* Assists in orientation of new staff.

* Maintain the self-respect, personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self care possible.

* Make changes in staff schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to obtain their services where needed.

* Carry out personnel disciplinary actions (written, verbal warnings) promptly and effectively when he/she believes company policies, rules of conduct, and/or acceptable patient care practices have not been followed.

* Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

* Relieve other shifts as needed.

* Attend appropriate Nursing and Administrative meetings as directed. Complete all assigned In-Services, including but not limited to Redilearning.

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