LPN 2nd Shift

at Bethesda Senior Living

Hazelwood, MO

Posted on Oct. 16, 2015

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the well being and nursing care of all residents assigned during his/her shift or tour of duty. This includes, but is not limited to providing nursing services; assisting in carrying out physician's orders; assessing residents to note any changes in resident's conditions; responding and reporting to resident's changes in condition; distribution of medications, chart medication, distribution/count of narcotics and maintain narcotic inventory record; and responding to emergencies. Requirements The ideal candidate for this position has graduated from an accredited LPN program, has a current license as an LPN in this state, and has a minimum of one year experience in the field.

The following is a representative list of duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
-- Visit each resident as assigned and provide nursing care as ordered during the shift
-- Ensure documentation is complete and accurate prior to end of shift
-- Notify physician and families of change in resident condition and implement physician's orders for nursing care
-- Assist with distribution and documentation of medications in resident's charts according to established standards and regulations
-- Assist with distribution and count of narcotics, maintain accurate record of narcotic inventory
-- Provide information and support to resident and their families as needed
-- Report on resident's care and condition as related to nursing services at shift changes; i.e. shift beginning and shift ending
-- Participate in staff development programs, in-service trainings, and staff meetings
-- Provide emergency care in accordance with physician orders and advanced directives
-- Overall management and implementation of resident care plan
-- Document in care plan resident's progress and change in condition
-- Provide direction, supervision, and evaluation of Certified Nursing Assistants for care of residents assigned to them
-- Provide care in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations
-- Perform other duties as assigned

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