Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: Cherry Blossom Health & Rehab
Posted on: September 25, 2022
We are a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce. New Associates must
provide proof of vaccination prior to hire date.Join us atCherry
Blossom 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
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