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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Harbor Retirement Associates
Location: Lady Lake
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Provides direct and individual nursing care to assigned residents based on nursing standards and under the supervision of the Director of Resident Care (DRC). Also maintains compliance with all state and federal regulations and the standards of HRA. There are multiple shifts available for this role.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of health services to residents
  • Implements plan of care formulated by physician and DRC
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation of care given
  • Assesses and provides resident and family/care giver information pertinent to diagnosis or plan of care
  • Administers medication per physician orders. Documents properly on MAR. Observes for any adverse reaction and notifies physician accordingly
  • Assembles resident charts, resident records and checks that all necessary forms are complete and accurate
  • Prepares incident/accident reports for residents as needed per policy. Notifies physician and family post incident/accident per policy and documents appropriately
  • Maintains safe and healthy working environment and uses safe work methods and procedures in accordance with clinical standards
  • Assists resident in learning appropriate self-care activities
  • Organizes and monitors associates and material resources necessary for meeting the needs of the residents under his/her care
  • Recognizes emergencies and life-threatening situations and initiates appropriate action(s)
  • Maintains confidentiality and resident rights regarding all resident personal information
  • Performs any other duties requested by supervisor
  • The ability to work in a safe and alert manner
  • The ability to take ownership for associate's safety and the safety of the residents
  • Must disclose any medication that might impair associate's ability to perform the job safely or competently.
    Non-Essential Functions:

    • Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servant leadership
    • Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy
    • Attends required community meetings and participates Life Enrichment activities when able
    • Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University
    • Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on a regular, predictable basis
    • Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent
    • All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents
      Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:

      • Graduated from an accredited program for LPN/LVN and is currently registered in the state of the community
      • Must obtain valid Continuing Education credits as required by the state of the community
      • Training in Alzheimer and Dementia with focus on Validation Therapy
      • Minimum of one (1) year nursing experience in a health care facility.
      • Experience in a long term care community and/or geriatric nursing facility preferred
      • Experience in emergency care and first-aid
      • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, associates, residents, family members, and outside contacts
      • Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook software preferred
      • Able to make independent decisions
      • Able to seek out new methods and willing to incorporate them into existing practices when applicable
      • Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens
        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Harbor Retirement Associates, Deltona , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Lady Lake, Florida

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