Elmington Senior Living
  • Murfreesboro, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Effective on the first of the month following hire date! Including Paid Time Off, 7 Paid Holidays and a Wide Array of Insurance Options


Elmington Senior Living is looking for a FULL - TIME, 3RD SHIFT LPN at their Creekside at Three Rivers location!!

As an LPN you will provide direct and individualized nursing care to residents.  The LPN works as part of the nursing team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provides direct resident care and treatments, including, but not limited to:
  • Prepares, administers and records medications in accordance with community policy.
  • Monitors and records resident vital signs, such as temperatures and blood pressure
  • Performs standard  nursing  duties,  such  as  dressing  wounds,  treating  bedsores,  giving  enemas, catheterizations,
  • Sterilizes equipment and supplies as
  • Prepares paperwork for laboratory requests, including X-Ray and other Collects samples such as urine and sputum, and sends to laboratory with paperwork to perform tests on samples.
  • Prepares residents for medical treatments, examinations and tests, explaining the procedures and their
  • Administers prescribed emergency care, such as, but not limited to
  • Answers residents' call-lights and determines how to assist them, as
  • Assess residents' conditions and vitals to determine and/or modify resident treatment
  • Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in residents'
  • Provides input for the development of individualized care plans and implements
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned residents.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all resident information and ensures resident privacy in accordance with HIPAA and community
  • Promotes and supports the greatest possible degree of independence for
  • May be required to be "on-call" periodically or as specifically needed by community.
  • Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Wellness Director and/or Executive
  • Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety
  • Assists families and other visitors as
  • Attends/completes required in-services and other required meetings.
  • Performs other duties as

SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS of this position are generally as follows:

  • Occasional supervision of non-licensed nursing staff at the direction of the Wellness

 

EDUCATION  and  EXPERIENCE  an  equivalent  combination  of  education,  training  and  experience  will  be considered.

  • Graduate from  an  accredited  nursing  program;  minimum  of  1  year  of  previous  long-term  care experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be licensed in the applicable state as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Must maintain CPR/First- Aid certification.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS  and ABILITIES which may be representative  but not  all  inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Reading Ability - Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Written Communication - Able to write clearly and informatively.
  • Verbal Communication - Able to talk to others to convey information
  • Reasoning Ability - Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language.
  • Math Ability - Knowledge of basic
  • Medicine - Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to treat human injuries, diseases, and This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive healthcare measures.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles for providing customer and personal This includes meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely
  • Organizational Support - Follows company policies and
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; advises for additional resources in needed.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Arrives to work/meetings on
  • Dependability - Completes tasks accurately and on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate
  • Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS/EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM THE JOB which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Various medical equipment, including, but not limited to, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, Accu-Check machine, thermometer, weight scales,

 

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