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LPN - Skilled Nursing (Woodcrest)

Job Details

Blakeford at Green Hills - Nashville, TN
Full Time
Health Care

Description

Do you have a heart for providing compassionate care to senior adults? Then we’re the right place for you. We are welcoming full-time Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to our skilled nursing and assisted living teams. We believe in an interdisciplinary approach to treatment, so our LPNs provide exemplary care to residents while supervising the nursing activities performed by the Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA).

Benefits for Full-Time Team Members

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription coverage
  • Life, STD, LTD Insurance
  • 403b with matching up to 4% after one year of service
  • 21 paid days off per year
  • Team member recognition programs including up to $250 for referrals

Be a part of the Blakeford team, where you belong.

 

Qualifications

 As a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, the LPN provides quality care to the residents and supervises the nursing activities performed by the CNA’s, in accordance with current federal, and state regulations and the established policies and procedures of Woodcrest.

  • Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current regulations and policies of Woodcrest.
  • Admits, transfers, and discharges residents, as needed.
  • Charts notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident’s response to care.
  • Prepares and administers medications, as ordered by the Physician.
  • Disposes of drugs and narcotics as required and in accordance with established procedures; ensure the narcotic records are accurate for your shift. 
  • Requisitions and arranges for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Transcribes physician orders in a timely and accurate manner, and in accordance with Woodcrest policies and procedures.
  • Make periodic checks to ensure that prescribed treatments are being properly administered by certified nursing assistants and to evaluate the resident’s physical and emotional status.
  • Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy and drainage bags, taking blood, and care for the dead/dying, as required.
  • Take and records TPR’s and blood pressures, as necessary.
  • Ensures that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.  Monitors CNA’s to ensure that they practice Universal Precautions and safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches and revisions based on nursing needs.
  • Interacts with co-workers, physicians, residents and all other customers in a manner which encourages harmonious working relationships, enhances the image and reputation of the facility and promotes positive customer relations.
  • Supports the facility’s mission statement by dependability in attendance, punctuality, maintaining confidentiality, the timely completion of assignments, and attention to principles of professional ethics and quality service.
  • Has a commitment to professional and personal growth through development of skills and knowledge, as well as improvement in the facility’s performance.
  • Ensures the rights, dignity and confidentiality of all residents is maintained.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing

SUPERVISION & LEADERSHIP:

Provides limited supervision to others through motivation, direction, review and feedback of assigned tasks.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

College degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school and six months to one-year experience in a long term care setting.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

LPN Licensure by the State of Tennessee

CPR Certification

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Blakeford at Green Hills  is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

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