LPN - LTC
Follows residents/patients plan of care and ensures assigned staff are doing the same.
Administers medications, treatments, performs procedures and documents per facility policy
• Serves as Team Leader providing direct supervision of nursing care provided to the resident /patient by nursing assistants and other members of the health care team.
• Administers and monitors the effectiveness of medications/treatments ordered by physician and documents same.
• Offers input in the planning of care, focusing on functional needs and quality of life issues.
• Assists in implementing the care plan.
• Responds to emergencies and reports to the Registered Nurse and Supervisor changes in condition or mental status for further evaluation.
• Assumes charge nurse function and actively participates in care conferences upon request.
• Knowledgeable and complies with Virtua Standards of performance, federal and state regulation defined in nursing policy, procedure and standard operating procedures.
• Actively participates in patient satisfaction program creating a supportive caring environment.
• Is an advocate for patients and families promoting dignity and respect, and open communication.
• Monitors nursing staff performance and interaction with patient and residents.
• Practices universal precautions and adheres to facility policy with regard to the spread of infections.
• Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives and safety programs defined by nursing leadership.
• Educates patient/resident and family/responsible party regarding individual care and needs and safety issues, etc.
• Maintains competency as defined by Nursing department goals and objectives.
Graduate of accredited LPN program.
NJ LPN license.
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