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SUPPORT NURSE - LPN - LIBERTY COMMONS OF JOHNSTON COUNTY

Company: Liberty Healthcare Management
Location: Benson
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Liberty Cares
With Compassion

***$15,000 Sign on Bonus***

At Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services, we promote a challenging, but rewarding opportunity in a caring environment.

We are currently seeking an experienced:

SUPPORT NURSE - LPN

Full Time, Evenings

Job Description:


  • Assist in assuring the best patient care possible by assisting nursing personnel (including charge nurse and Director of Nursing) on a specified unit during their assigned work hours.
  • May be required to take call for staffing coverage.
  • Assist in providing resident care, in accordance with the Nursing Practice Act, and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Delegates duties to non-licensed nursing personnel and monitoring performance under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and assists in preparation of a work schedule as needed.
  • Assist in Quality Assurance data collection for analysis and corrective action implementation by the Quality Assurance Nurse.
  • Assist with infection control for unit.
  • Adheres to all regulations pertaining to cleanliness, infection control and Standard Precaution.
  • Assist with records, orders, and assessment of new admissions to the unit. Assist with assuring the initial nursing assessment is completed.
  • Completed assigned resident assessments as assigned by MDS Nurse or Director of Nursing.
  • Attends Nurse Department meetings as scheduled.
  • Assist with monitoring and measuring decubiti weekly and completing integument watch assessment forms accurately and works with other departments to implement needs for the unit and needs of patients on the unit.
  • Reports any possible performance issues by employees within the facility to the RN for determination if disciplinary action is required. May be asked by the RN to send an employee home for the remainder of the shift if the RN determines that further investigation is needed. May document the performance concern on the appropriate form for review and use by the RN in the disciplinary process.
  • Assist with lab request as ordered per facility policy using appropriate techniques. Responsible for reposting lab work as ordered on unit, reviewing results and notifying attending MD per established policies, protocols, and physician orders.
  • Assist with emergencies arising while on duty. Performs CPR if needed. Assist with emergencies on other units if needed.
  • Assist with notifying attending MD of any change or illness of patients in the unit. Notifies attending physician of emergencies and death of patients in the unit. Implement order of changes in orders as instructed or ordered by MD.
  • Assist with other general duties which include rounds with doctors; checking MD orders, including update of orders; verification of completeness of nursing summaries timely and verification that all nursing records are complete and timely.
  • May be asked to provide hall coverage as needed.
  • Assist with coordinating the health care team including the rehab aides duties and assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing in accordance to NC Board Of Nursing Practice Acts.


    Job Requirements:


    • Must be a high school graduate
    • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) graduated from an accredited School of Nursing, with a current, valid license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in North Carolina and submit proof of license renewal.
    • Must provide quality-nursing care to patients, follow doctor's orders, and have a genuine interest in geriatric nursing.
    • Must be CPR certified yearly and attend in-service training and other staff meetings as required.
    • Must have ability to make decisions regarding nursing and unit problems realizing that errors and incompetence may have serious consequences for patients and/or staff.
    • Must be able to work well under pressure, problem solve, and perform various jobs.
    • Must read, know and follow personnel, department and facility policies and procedures and adhere to local, state and federal requirements.
    • Must be able to maneuver medication carts, treatment carts and other nursing equipment.


      Visit www.libertyhealthcareandrehab.com for more information.
      Background checks/drug-free workplace.
      EOE.

      PI7ff3178a4006-31181-34595480

Keywords: Liberty Healthcare Management, Raleigh , SUPPORT NURSE - LPN - LIBERTY COMMONS OF JOHNSTON COUNTY, Healthcare , Benson, North Carolina

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