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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

Company: Lynn Haven Health & Rehab
Location: Gray
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

We are a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce. New Associates must provide proof of vaccination prior to hire date.Join us atLynn Haven Health & Rehab- a place where you'll be valued, recognized and rewarded for the vital work you do each day. We'll surround you with a strong team and leadership that supports every aspect of your life - both inside and outside of our centers. And you'll get to practice your passion in a non-profit, mission-driven organization that's known for the highest level of care in our communitiesROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES Operation of oxygen equipment including turning off and on, changing cylinder heads, cleaning/replacing humidifier and other as necessary. Operations of suction machine (oral) including cleaning, selection of appropriate suction catheter and storage. Operations and use of manual respirator. Location and use of emergency equipment supplies (box and/or crash cart etc.). Operation of whirlpool scales, glucose monitoring devices, calibration and cleaning. Delivery of medications (setting up, rotating, charting, ordering, giving to patients, etc.). Ordering and use of stock drugs. Use and delivery of topical treatment application (eye, ear, nose, etc.) and PRN medications. Use, delivery and documentation of narcotic medication. Receiving drugs from pharmacy in accordance with established procedures. Application of sterile dressings. Operation and proper use of pressure reduction surfaces. Use of oral airway. Knowledge of isolation procedures (where to implement etc.). Delivery of tube feedings (insertion, flushing, proper amounts etc.). Knowledge of procedures and ability to determine Advance Directive status for patients. Collection of lab specimens and interpreting results. IV implementation and administration. Seizure precautions and administration of IV medication during a seizure. Provides oversight and direction unlicensed nursing personnel. Makes compliance rounds and reporting any pertinent issues. Maintains effective lines of communication with attending physicians. Assists the Director of Nursing Services to coordinate the care planning/MDS process and committee meetings as necessary. Participates in patient screening and selection process as requested. Assists the Director of Nursing Services in follow-up on consultant recommendations, i.e., pharmacy, dietary, etc. Provides demonstration/education as necessary for nursing assistants to perform job.SKILLS AND ABILITIES Proficient in using a computer, especially Microsoft Office, Excel and Power Point. Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills required Effective and professional verbal, and written communication skills Communicates well with other associates, patients, family members, and visitors providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude. Responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor, answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Nursing Degree in the state of Georgia from an accredited college or university or is a graduate of an approved LPN program.EEO / M / F / D / V / Drug Free Workplace

Keywords: Lynn Haven Health & Rehab, Macon , Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Healthcare , Gray, Georgia

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