LPN 3pm-11pm FT

Five Points Healthcare Oxford, FL
LPN

Mission Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care

Competitive Pay

Job Summary

* Provides care to residents in accordance with physician orders, recognized standards of practice and established company policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

* Assists in maintaining a physical, social and psychological environment in the best interests of residents. Ensures resident rights are maintained at all times.

* Monitors residents within state licensure regulations; supervises and directs nursing assistants where allowed by state licensure regulations.

* Assists in writing care plans based on resident needs and change of condition.

* Obtains and administers medication and treatments as prescribed by physician.

* Documents and reviews medication and treatment sheets for accuracy and compliance with physician orders, professional standards, federal and state regulations and company policy.

* Monitors responses to care treatment plans. Possesses knowledge of medication interactions and notifies Nursing Supervisor or designee of any issues.

* Adheres to company systems, processes and procedures.

* Counts controlled substances with off going nurse or designee; secures and corrects reconciliation of controlled substances during shift.

* Ensures cleanliness and organization of medicine supply room and security of discontinued medicine in accordance with federal and state regulations and company policy.

* Assists with discharge process relevant to medication and treatment orders.

* Possesses knowledge of OSHA regulations, infection control standards, and emergency procedures.

* Follows policies and procedures to ensure resident safety.

* Documents all pertinent information regarding nursing care, care plans and observation of resident overall condition.

* Attends training to maintain skill level and remain current in emerging healthcare trends.

Education and Experience

* Education as required to obtain state nursing license (LPN) and/or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications, Licenses, and other Special Requirements LPN license. Basic CPR/first aid training. Fire safety training.

Working Conditions

* Standing

* Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors.

* Walking

* Sitting

* Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.

* Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

* On-Call on an as needed basis

* Reach with hands and arms

* Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

* Climb or balance

* Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

* Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents

* Talk or hear

* Taste or smell

* Exposure to latex

* Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens

* Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

* Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment.

* The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

* The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

* The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

* Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Knowledge and Skills

* Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability.

* Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process.

* Has a working knowledge of the organization.

* Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and e-mail (Microsoft Outlook or Exchange, preferred).

* Basic typing skills are essential.

* Ability to maintain resident confidentiality.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

* The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and toxic caustic chemicals.

* The environment is characteristic of a facility in which healthcare is provided to the frail elderly.

* The noise level is usually moderate.

Condition of Employment and/or Continued Employment

It is the policy of the Company to maintain a drug-free workplace as a condition of employment and/or continued employment. All employees and job applicants must abide by the terms of this policy.