The Medication/ Treatment LPN is responsible for administration of all medications and treatments ( except those specifically designated for an RN) during her tour of duty, according to the established medical and nursing care plan. Works under the direction of the Head/ Charge Nurse to provide optimum nursing care to all residents on the unit.
+ Receives report from previous shift, making sure that he/she has received all pertinent information on each resident.
+ Organizes assignment for most efficient use of time.
+ Sets priorities in meeting the needs of residents.
+ Continuously evaluates behavior , symptoms, reactions and progress of residents and discusses findings with Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse.
+ Administers all medications according to established policies and procedures and physician's orders.
+ Performs all treatments according to physicians specific order and established policies and procedures.
+ Discusses the need to discontinue or change a medication of treatment with the Nurse Manager/ Charge Nurse.
+ Supervises, performs and/ or assists with resident care as indicated: assists with feeding of residents.
+ Assists with orientation and instructions of other nursing personnel as required.
+ Takes and transcribes physician's orders accurately and promptly
+ Orders prescribed medications : notifies pharmacy of discontinued medications: and ensures accuracy of medications and dosages when received from pharmacy.
+ Assists with requisitions supplies and equipment as needed;ensures their proper utilization.
+ Documents all medications administered as indicated in established policy and procedures and according to the Department of Health regulations.
License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: LPN, BLS
Street: ArchCare at Mary Manning Walsh Home
Shift Start Time: 11 p
Shift End Time: 7 am
# Hours: 37.5
External Company URL: http://www.archcare.org/
Post End Date: 9/30/2022