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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Full-time

at Poplar Run in Pennsylvania (Published at 04-10-2019)

Full-time LPN Position Available on 3rd Shift:
Full-time 64 hour bi-weekly schedule position available on 3rd shift (11:00 pm - 7:00 am)
Candidates will be required to work every other weekend and every other holiday. The ideal candidate will have either prior experience in a long term care setting or experience working on a short term rehabilitation unit.
We offer an outstanding benefits package including 100% company paid employee medical benefits for full time positions, a 401k retirement plan, and a competitive wage structure.
Job Summary:
A licensed nurse who is qualified to provide basic nursing duties. Coordinates and communicates as a resident advocate to the physician. Oversees the nurse aides of all resident care. Demonstrates good communication skills with resident families.
Major Responsibilities, Duties, Functions, and Tasks of the Position:
  • Perform responsibilities in accordance with the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Standards of Nursing Conduct
  • Assist with physician rounds/notifications as needed and comply with protocols for transcription of orders and end of month paperwork
  • Supervise and evaluate all direct resident care provided and initiate action as necessary.
  • Instruct nursing assistants in proper implementation and monitoring compliance of policies and procedures to assure quality standards of resident care.
  • Monitor resident condition changes and implement appropriate corrective actions, including notification to appropriate resident contacts.
  • Implement and update resident plans of care
  • Respond appropriately during emergency situations and provide instruction to nursing assistants.
  • Completes the admission or discharge of residents
  • Perform the responsibilities of the CNA?s, as needed.
  • Counsel supervised staff and consult with supervisor regarding disciplinary actions
  • Immediately report resident related care concerns about treatment or abuse to the Department Supervisor as well as the Executive Director of the facility
  • Interact with Team Members, Residents, and Guests in a courteous and professional manner
  • Be accountable for all information in the Team Member Handbook
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident, Team Member, family and facility information
  • Understand and upholds Resident Rights
  • Follow each Residents Plan of Care
  • Follow oral and written instructions for all duties assigned and performed in an effective, timely and professional manner
  • Complete assigned tasks in accordance with organization, facility, and department procedures
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Use supplies in an efficient and cost effective manner
  • Ensure equipment is treated with proper care and is used only for the purposes and in accordance for which it was designed to be used for
  • Follow facility reporting guidelines for any equipment that is not functioning properly or is need of repair
  • Use Infection control practices, including Standard Precautions, to prevent the spread of diseases
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance tasks, as directed
  • Complete all documentation per facility protocol and Standards of Practice
  • Follow all IT protocols, including submission of Sysaids, for all technology related issues
  • Answer call bells and assist as able
StoneRidge Retirement Living:
Poplar Run and Town Centre Personal Care Administrator
440 East Lincoln Avenue
Myerstown, PA 17067
www.StoneRidgeRetirement.com


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