LPN- CRC
Job Details
CRC - Little Rock, AR
Pool
High School
Any
Health Care
Description

Effective July 6, 2020, Easterseals Arkansas will no longer hire users of tobacco or other nicotine products.

Easterseals Arkansas (ESA) is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and to promoting the health and well-being of its employees and the individuals we serve. To support this effort, ESA will no longer hire persons who use tobacco or other nicotine products. All job offers are contingent on a negative test for nicotine, including but not limited to smoking tobacco, smokeless tobacco, electronic cigarettes and nicotine replacement therapies such as patches and gum. If you are currently using nicotine, you should become nicotine-free before submitting an application for employment with ESA.

 

1 position, pool status working various shifts and hours not to exceed more than 20 per week. 

Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to residents by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Attendance as assigned by Nursing Unit Coordinator or Director of Nursing.

Protects and promotes residents rights.

Assures physician orders are followed accurately and proper documentation maintained.

Provides nursing care to residents. Collects admission data under direction of RN supervisor.

Implements care plan. Observes changes in resident's status as directed by individualized care plan. Documents care given and response to plan of care on appropriate forms.

Performs technical nursing tasks and administers medication according to departmental standards.

Assesses the response of the resident to nursing interventions. Relays emergent changes in resident’s status to RN supervisor, Director of Nursing or physician immediately and communicates other changes as necessary.

Initiates and follows departmental protocol in emergency situations.

Prepares a file for each resident and records vital signs, weight, height and medical history.

Counts and records daily the number and type of controlled drugs in stock.

Ensures adherence and complies with infection control standards.

Communicates with resident families, physicians, other staff members, pharmacies, other facilities and support organizations in person and by telephone as resident’s condition warrants.

Maintains appropriate inventory of supplies.

Attends monthly nurse staff meetings. Presents in-services as assigned. Attends mandatory organizational meetings.

Provides orientation for newly assigned nursing staff.

 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

One year certificate from an accredited college or technical school for Licensed Practical Nursing. Three to six months related experience and/or training preferred, however a new graduate may be considered for certain positions.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

EEO Statement:

Easterseals Arkansas is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  We do not discriminate in employment opportunities and practices on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, creed, physical or mental disability, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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