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Charge Nurse LPN

Company: Ahc Clarksville
Location: Gracey
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse will coordinate resident care and designate assignments to other staff members so that optimum resident care is provided. This position is responsible for reporting any changes in residents health condition to physicians and supervisors.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing assistant and other staff being supervised Give direct nursing care to residents Visit all assigned residents at regular intervals during tour of duty Supervise feeding of residents as necessary Notify physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner when residents condition warrants Perform administrative duties, such as documenting of:o Nurses noteso Assessmentso Physician/Nurse Practitioner/ Physicians Assistant orderso Discharge planso Dietary changeso Reportso Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc. Chart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner Admit, transfer and discharge resident according to policy Recognize and respond to changes in residents conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes Order from pharmacy, prepare, administer and document medications and treatments as ordered by physician/nurse practitioner/physicians assistant Ensure that physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner sign off on all verbal orders and document process Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, etc. Give and receive condition report from the on-coming and off-going shift Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties Recognize, intervene, report and document accidents and incidents when they occur Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriateSupervise and participate in fire safety and other disaster drills and be prepared to carry out duties in the event on an actual event Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from residents, families, visitors and employees Monitor the facility for possible health and safety hazards Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to residents, employees and facility Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures Update daily census report and submit as required Attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes Check inventory and request equipment, supplies, etc. Assist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care Participate in surveys made by authorized government agencies Monitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses station Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisorJOB REQUIREMENTS: Communication skills and active listening Possess good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations. Respond promptly to customers needs Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work Some travel may be requiredREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurses Current State of Tennessee Licensed Practical Nurse Current CPR certificationWORKING CONDITIONS: Audio-Visual: Good Hearing: Good Ability to lift to 40 pounds Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling ,use of hands Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work Must be able to speak and write in EnglishEQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERThis Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.EducationRequired

  • Technical/other training or better in NursingPreferred
    • Associates or better in NursingLicenses & CertificationsRequired
      • Licensed Practical NursePreferred
        • CPR Certificationby Jobble

Keywords: Ahc Clarksville, Clarksville , Charge Nurse LPN, Healthcare , Gracey, Tennessee

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