LPN (PT) – John Knox Village of Central Florida Inc – Orange City, FL

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Observe, evaluate and provide nursing care in accordance with physician orders and established plan of care to meet the physical, social and psychological needs of the residents
  • Give direct nursing care, utilizing skill and judgment, including therapeutic measures prescribed and delegated by the physician within scope of practice
  • Interprets to the resident/client or family/caregiver policies, procedures, treatments or therapeutic measures within the scope of knowledge and practice
  • Administers medications and treatments prescribed by physician in accordance with level of practice and agency policy and procedure
  • Prepares and updates list of medications for clients receiving medication administration or a medication pour
  • Reorder medications for clients through the pharmacy or through mail order
  • Check medication administration records daily to see that all shifts are administering medications and performing treatments as ordered by the physician
  • Prepare and check all medication administration records for the next month, make the appropriate changes in the computer, initial and date each record after it has been reviewed for accuracy
  • Follow-up on lab results, call MD’s and coordinate new orders
  • Report to the 3P-11P nurse any pertinent information related to medication administration and med pour clients
  • Complete a visit note for each visit
  • Document and report abnormal signs/symptoms or changes in condition to the registered nurse and/or the physician
  • Maintain a log of activities during the day such as calls to physicians, families and pharmacies
  • Make recommendations to the registered nurse for additional or diminishing visits according to observed needs
  • Communicates with the office throughout the day for new orders, labs and other communication
  • Works and cooperates with other departments in the delivery of services and care to residents/clients
  • Maintain awareness of Medicare reimbursement criteria for documentation of skilled nursing visits
  • Clinical notes, time tickets and medical supply vouchers are submitted on time per agency policy
  • Routinely provide assistance to residents which requires lifting, pushing and balancing the equivalent of 50 pounds or greater
  • Follow agency problem solving mechanism
  • Participate in case conferences, in-services and staff meetings
  • Participate in evaluation of services and quality assessment activities
  • Cross train and cover other areas such as the Clinic and Medicare Home Health as needed

Educational, Physical, and Other Requirements:

  • Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Physical requirements may include frequent use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee may be required to lift, stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; and smell. Vision abilities may require close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • For the safety and security of our residents and patients, employees must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate in English, which is the most universally used language of our resident and employee population.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Maintains current state licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Minimum of one year experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Experience in Home Health preferred
  • Meet the continuing educational requirements for a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Attend required in-services and training
  • Complete a clinical competency
  • Current CPR certification
  • Weekend and holiday rotation required
  • Adherence to agency safety and infection control practices
  • Knowledge of Computer
  • Must be flexible and capable of maintaining regular attendance
  • Must meet all local health regulations and pass a pre-employment and subsequent routine physical exam, drug screen and background check
  • Must have dependable transportation – You may be required to use your own vehicle for work

Customer/Guest Relations & Communications:

  • Must maintain a professional, respectful, friendly demeanor with all residents, family members, guests, and staff at all times.

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