LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse in Huntington, New York, US at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities for the LPN include:

Direct Supervision

• Closely mentors, guides and assists the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job 

Resident Care

  •  Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations
  • Assists with coordination of resident care needs with community providers
  • Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations
  • Regularly monitors each resident’s medication and treatment profile to ensure each medication and treatment is administered as ordered and documented accurately
  • Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents’ status and ensures proper follow through and documentation
  • Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the Resident Care Director, physician, family, Resident Care Associate, and Executive Director per state regulations
  • Successfully implements the plan of care
  • Conducts regular wellness visits

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

• Graduate of an approved LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse program (per state requirements)
• Current state licensed as an LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse (as required by state regulation) and CPR certification
• Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable

BENEFITS

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