|Title:||LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse|
Supervisory Responsibilities: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Unit Managers are responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of their units.
Education and/or Experience: Currently licensed as RN or LPN in state. Bachelor’s degree in nursing, preferred. Current CPR certification
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assesses plans and evaluates resident care delivery and coordinates such with care plan.
Participates in interdisciplinary discharge planning process.
Conducts candidate interviews.
Completes subordinate performance evaluations timely.
Counsels/disciplines personnel as necessary.
Administers residents’ medications per regulations.
Provides residents’ treatment/wound care per protocol.
Completes all facility documentation accurately and timely.
Completes head to toe clinical assessment of all residents.
Participates in the early identification of clinical issues in order to minimize avoidable transfers to the hospital.
Accepts work assignments from supervisor willingly and takes ownership of job responsibilities.
Performs any miscellaneous work assignments as required.