These vacancy's is for part-time and full-time Licensed Practical Nurse positions in the Community Living Center of the facility. This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file until August 26th, 2021. As vacancies occur the schedule, shift and appointment type may change, the current available positions will be discussed during the interview. If selected, you will serve as member of a team responsible for providing quality care to patients within the CLC. Your responsibilities will involve performing non-standard and specialized activities, requiring broad work experience and demonstrated skills to sufficiently resolve a range of problems. Your basic responsibilities will be (but not limited to): · Interviewing patients, performing a general systems appraisal of the patient's condition, collecting objective and subjective data. Collaborating with the Registered Nurse/Provider in developing and implementing a plan of care individualized to carry out the needs of the patient. · Contributing to the interdisciplinary team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the patient's treatment and follow up health care. · Modifying the plan of care in accordance with recognized nursing standards and prescribed treatment. · Performing support duties for diagnostic procedures, which include preparing the patient, patient education, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing specimens, preparing and passing instruments, and monitoring the patient's condition. · Making necessary judgments prior to preparing and administering medications, recognizing side effects and contraindications. Providing patient/significant other instruction regarding common medications. · Recognizing emergency situations, responding promptly and instituting appropriate actions. · Understanding Human Behavior, identifying non routine educational needs; motivating the patient and significant others to accept and apply instructions. · Safeguarding printed or electronic files from unauthorized release or from loss, alteration or unauthorized deletion, and follows applicable regulations and instructions regarding access to computerized files, release of access codes, etc. · All other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Multiple part time positions and Full time positions - various shifts/tours Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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