Licensed Practical Nurse

Full-time, Part-time Position, Available on: 10/18/2017

Specific responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Observes residents, charting and reporting changes in residents’ conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action in accordance with the Facility’s policies and procedures.
• Administers prescribed medications, treatments, and therapy under the supervision of licensed staff and cites times and amounts in residents’ records.
• Makes resident rounds, checking and observing care rendered by staff, and promptly answers residents’ calls regardless of assignment.
• Supervises Nursing Assistants and provides them with orientation, training, and ongoing guidance and support.
• Provides basic resident care and treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, performing catheterizations, measuring and recording vital signs, helping residents to eat, drink, toilet, stand or walk, and assisting them in maintaining personal hygiene and bathing.
• Reviews MDS, care plans, and documentation for accuracy, as assigned.
• Works as part of a health care team to assess residents’ needs, plan and modify care, implement interventions, and to assist Nursing Assistants in effort to provide optimal care.
• Maintain a safe work environment and exhibit safe work practices in accordance with Facility policies and procedures, including infection control techniques to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.
• Maintains knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as adheres to, upholds, and enforces all facility policies and procedures.
• Attends all department meetings and/or educational programs as scheduled.
• Performs additional functions or duties, as assigned by the supervisor.

• EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED is required.
• CERTIFICATION: Current LPN license is required, and the employee must be in good standing with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Possession of a current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers CPR certificate or enrollment in a CPR class may also be necessary.
• EXPERIENCE: Sufficient education in order to perform daily tasks with an understanding of the duties involved.

Company: Conestoga View Nursing and Rehabilitation

900 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

Contact: Renee Sills
cvhr@ltcmail.com
(717) 295-5993