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Meadows Mennonite Account Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chenoa, Illinois

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Full and Part Time

Shift Differentials $1.50 for both 2nd and 3rd shift

Weekend differential an extra $1.00 per hour

We offer Excellent salary and benefits program

Apply at www.meadowscommunities.org

Job Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing optimum resident care by performing nursing procedures under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse through appropriate utilization of the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interacting with residents, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing.

Qualifications:

  • Current Nursing License from the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
  • Experience is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Ability to supervise and administer nursing care and treatments is essential.
  • Possess characteristics of understanding, patience, and tact in dealing with residents, their families, and visitors.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Follows HIPPA and Meadows Homes guidelines in maintaining confidentiality of all resident information.
  • Support Meadows Home mission statement.
  • Current certification in CPR. Essential Functions:

  • Resident assessmentdevelop nursing data by observing, interviewing, and collecting data from the resident and other sources.

  • Set priorities for nursing action according to resident needs and formulate a plan of care taking into account physiological, psychosocial, and environmental factors.
  • Evaluate resident condition with ongoing assessment.
  • Document accurate and ongoing assessment of incidental change or incidents on each resident.
  • Document monthly assessment of each resident on monthly summary as scheduled.
  • Communicate with the physician regarding resident needs.
  • Administer medications as ordered according to policy and procedure.
  • Monitor IV fluids according to policy and procedure.
  • Administer treatments as ordered according to policy and procedure.
  • Receive and accurately transcribe physician orders according to policy and procedure.
  • Respond to emergencies and follow through as needed.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and safe environment for residents and staff.
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment necessary for resident care are stored in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrate correct and safe technique in the use of equipment.
  • Participate in economical utilization of supplies.
  • Follow all policies and procedures, and other regulatory standards.
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