Job Summary Provides care to residents in accordance with physician orders, recognized standards of practice and established company policies and procedures. Key functions Assists in maintaining a physical, social and psychological environment in the best interests of the residents. Ensures resident rights are maintained at all times. Monitors residents within state licensure regulations; supervises and directs nursing assistants where allowed by state licensure regulations. Assists in writing care plans based on resident needs and change of condition. Obtains and administers medication and treatment as prescribed by physician. Documents and reviews medication and treatment sheets for accuracy and compliance with physician orders, professional standards, federal and state regulations and company policy. Monitors responses to care treatment plans. Possesses knowledge of medication interactions and notifies Supervisor or designee of any issues. Adheres to company systems, processes and procedures. Counts controlled substances with off going nurse or designee; secures and corrects reconciliation of controlled substances during shift. Ensures cleanliness and organization of medicine supply room and security of discontinued medicine in accordance with federal and state regulations and company policy. Assists with discharge process relevant to medication and treatment orders. Possesses knowledge of OSHA regulations, infection control standards, and emergency procedures. Follows policies and procedures to ensure resident safety. Documents all pertinent details regarding nursing care, care plans and observation of resident overall condition. Attends training to maintain skill level and remain current in emerging healthcare trends. This job details represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his or her supervisor. Education and Background Education is required to obtain state nursing license (LPN/LVN) and/or 1 to 2 years related skills and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and background. Certifications, Licenses, and other Special Qualifications LPN or LVN license. Basic CPR/1st aid training. Fire safety training. Management/Decision Making Uses limited independent judgement to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally. Knowledge and Skills Has working understanding of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic expertise. Has an overall understanding of the working environment and process. Has a current understanding of the organization. Basic typing skills are essential. Expertise to maintain resident confidentiality.
Villagio Senior Living
July 16 2018 on The Resumator