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LPN

Company: Elmington Senior Living
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Elmington Senior Living is looking for an 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,

Keywords: Elmington Senior Living, Murfreesboro , LPN, Healthcare , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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