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Resident Care Nurse LPN Weekend Manager

at Century Park in Andover, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Position Summary:

The LPN Resident Care Nurse delivers quality assisted living services through interpersonal contact and provides services focused on maximizing residents’ individual capabilities in accordance with all laws, regulations and Century Park standards. Reports to the Resident Care Director.

Qualifications:

  • Must have Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license from accredited program
  • Must maintain an active LPN license in good standing throughout employment
  • One (1) year experience in senior services preferred
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire, or obtain during orientation, certification must remain current during employment
  • Must have current First Aid certification (if required by State)

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees medication program including accuracy of medication assistance records (MARs), providing hands on medication assistance to residents and monitoring med passes
  • Performs treatments according to physician orders
  • Takes blood pressure, pulse, blood sugar, etc.
  • Charts relevant information about residents
  • Updates and informs physicians of change in resident’s condition
  • Takes physician orders, transcribes new orders to medication sheet and charts appropriately
  • Assists residents with activities of daily living
  • Orders and re orders medications for residents from assigned pharmacies as needed
  • Promptly responds to call lights and other requests from residents
  • Provides report to staff for next shift
  • Assists Resident Care Director with supervisory responsibilities
  • Assists with training, supervision and counseling of resident care team
  • Assists with scheduling department hours appropriately
  • Serves as an effective role model
  • Treats all associates respectfully

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have expert knowledge in field of practice
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in an assisted living community
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the nursing department
  • Must perform proficiently in all applicable competency areas
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and fol

Job Details

Company

Century Park

Location


Andover, Kansas 67002
United States

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Job Posting: JC179685995

Posted On: Mar 18, 2021

Updated On: May 17, 2021