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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The Landmark Center

Location: Floyd, Virginia 24091
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: February 22, 2023
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We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to render great Nursing care and assistance to Residents assigned to the unit; assists in supervising auxiliary personnel, responsible for helping maintain accurate patient records according to Assisted Living Facility policy.
Job Position
Assist the Nursing Supervisor by participation in all activities of Nursing service to insure good Resident care.
Required Qualifications
The Licensed Practical Nurse must possess:
• State licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
• Long Term Care or Assisted Living Facility - 2 years (Preferred)
• Graduate of Nursing School
Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Know your Fire, Safety, and Disaster Manual.
• Assist the Supervisor by participation in all activities of Nursing service to insure good patient care.
• When in charge of a unit assume the full responsibilities of the charge nurse, some of the specific duties involved are:
• Schedule attendants for patient care and continuous in-service education.
• Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the patient.
• Prepares equipment and assists the physician during treatments or examinations.
• Administers prescribed medications, orally and by injections.
• Changes or assists the physician in changing dressings, cleaning wounds and incisions.
• Takes vital signs to detect deviations from normal and gage progress of the patient.
• Observes, records and reports to supervisor or physician, patients’ condition, reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
• Maintains patients’ medical record on nursing observation and action taken, such as medications and treatments given, reactions, tests, intake, and emission of liquids and solids, temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure.
• Records nursing needs of patient on nursing care plan to assure continuity of care.
• Observes emotional stability of patients, express interest in their progress and (prepares them for continuing care after discharge).
• Explains procedures and treatments ordered to gain patients’ cooperation and allay apprehension.
• Must report to on-coming nurse at the change of each tour of duty form cardex. Also, must check narcotics with on-coming nurse, if applicable.
• Assumes responsibility for promoting good relationships among co-workers,  other departments, patients their families and visitors.
• Be conservative of supplies and equipment.
• Assumes responsibility for her professional growth and development through participation in in-service programs and by attending staff meetings.
• It is the responsibility of all staff nurses to participate in the orientation of new personnel.
• Responsible for instruction to patients or their families when discharged home.
• Evaluates on a regular basis, nursing assistants on unit.
• Perform other duties as may be required to insure a high level of patient safety.
• Performs other duties as directed or required.
Full vaccination against COVID-19 or a medical/religious exemption is recommended.
Salary/ Wage Range
Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown.
Benefits May Include:
• Dental Insurance
• Health Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Disability Insurance
• Basic Term Life and AD&D Insurance & Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance
• Wellness Program
• Paid Time Off
• 401(k)
• Accident coverage, Hospital Indemnity coverage & Critical Illness coverage
• Educational Assistance for full-time or part-time employees pursuing educational opportunities that will increase the employee’s qualifications and skills in the nursing field, such as an LPN or RN.
• 12 hour shift
• 8 hour shift
• Every Other Weekend
• Associate's
• Bachelor's (Preferred)
• Long Term Care or Assisted Living Facility : 2 years (Preferred)
• State licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for our job opportunities.
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