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Licensed Practical Nurse in Burke, VA at Retirement Unlimited, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/25/2018

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Job Description

Heatherwood Independent and Assisted Living Community is looking for a Full--Time LPN  for the 11p to7a shift. Also looking for PT/PRN LPN's for all shifts that could turn into FT.  Our LPNs provide general oversight to the residents' care and provide supervision of nursing assistants.  We offer competitive benefits for our full-time staff and a great 401K. Some LPN responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contacting physicians, family members and other medical resources as necessary to ensure care is provided when necessary.
  • Documents all pertinent information in resident electronic medical record.
  • Gives injections per physician’s orders.
  • Monitors and administers medications to residents per physician's orders.
  • Reviews resident records, documents, enters and updates orders in PCC as needed.
  • Attends or completes a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training every 12 months and mandatory scheduled meetings.
  • Maintains knowledge of Department of Social Services Standards and Regulations.
  • Provides general oversight to resident health care needs.
  • Assesses residents’ conditions during move in and throughout occupancy.
  • Schedules resident's appointments as needed.
  • Provides hands on care to residents as needed.
  • Assists with resident activities and helps to transport residents to activities and/or meals.
  • Supervises duties and resident care of nursing assistants.
  • Communicates with other Department Heads as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Current license by the Virginia Board of Nursing to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse, preferably with one year nursing experience.
  • Must complete the continued competency requirements for renewal of an active license according to the Virginia Board of Nursing and maintain original documentation of completion.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods.
  • Must be able to exert up to 75 lbs. of force occasionally and exert up to 50 lbs. of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must be in designated uniform during working hours.