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Licensed Practical Nurse - Wichita - Newton

at ResCare of Kansas in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Duties include providing routine care, general observation of client’s health status, assists the RN and physician in treatments and communicating with clients and their families/guardians. Reports changes in condition and/or additional client needs to supervisor.

  • Providing 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independence
  • Monitoring client’s vital statistics and reporting abnormal findings to the Case Manager and Physician
  • Administering medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care and provided assessments of results
  • Completing routines as established by other care professionals such as PT, OT, Speech Therapists
  • Ensuring infection control policies are maintained at all times, reporting possible communicable diseases or infections and ensuring the overall implementation and practice of infection control procedures are implemented
  • Accurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians as well as documenting the progress and outcomes for established goals and informing physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
  • Coordinating or ordering supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all times
  • Ensuring all patient needs are being met in accordance with the instructions of the physician
  • Monitoring incidents involving individuals, ensuring incident reports are completed timely, accurately, and informing case managers, and examining the individual following the incident
  • Ensuring all medical equipment is maintained and reporting faulty equipment to DME for repair
  • Other duties as assigned
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Job Posting: 11621530

Posted On: Aug 27, 2021

Updated On: Sep 13, 2021