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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LSH NURSING SNF

Schedule: 8HR EVE
Facility: LAKELAND VILLA
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2024

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Description

Location: Lakeland Villa
Department: VIL - NURSING
Schedule: Full Time, 8HR Evening Shift,

Location: Lakeland Villa

Department: VIL - NURSING

Schedule: Full Time, 8HR Evening Shift, 1445-2315

Summary:
POSITION SUMMARY Administers nursing care in a nursing home environment under the supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Requires a high school diploma and certification as a licensed practical nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES 

  • Current LPN License in State of Georgia. Current Healthcare Provider CPR required. 
  • One (1) year experience in related acute care specialty preferred. 
  • Ability to work well individually and as a team member. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patient/family units. 
  • Ability to read and interpret policies and standards. 
  • Strong clinical skills in assessment, intervention, documentation and evaluation. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly with, and care for diverse population of patients/family units of all ages, a variety of cultures, and/or persons occasionally exhibiting stressed behaviors. 
  • Ability to operate clinical equipment, computer and telecommunications devices.

WORKING CONDITIONS - ADA INFORMATION 

Works primarily in skilled nursing facility setting. Requires considerable standing, mental effort, stooping, bending, lifting (in excess of fifty (50) lbs.), pushing objects (carts, beds, and wheelchairs). Likely to be exposed to blood and body fluids, including infectious diseases. May rarely require accompanying and assisting with patient transport to another facility. Uses medical, office equipment, and telecommunicates devices on a regular basis (e.g., I.V. pumps, fax, computer, and pagers). Physical functional capacity for healthcare workers as defined by the Saunders Method (very heavy).

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