Be a vital part of the Kindred team by providing much-needed assistance to the Medical Staff: assign nursing care, administer medications, perform treatments and document procedures.
Document resident's condition and nursing needs; assign nursing care to team members in accordance with person's capabilities to provide resident's needs
Implement physicians' orders; administer medication, perform treatments and document treatment as required by Kindred, and local/state/ federal rules and regulations
Assist physicians with special tests and procedures within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act
Ensure that supplies are used economically and equipment is clean and maintained in a safe manner
Report and record observations and reactions regarding residents.
Coordinate nursing care of residents scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments.
Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden, adverse developments in residents
Must be skilled in directing, motivating and training staff able to work cooperatively as a member of a team and react decisively in emergency situations. Should be an effective communicator with residents, families and staff members but able to maintain confidentiality. Requires a graduate of an accredited LPN/LVN School of Nursing with a valid state LPN/LVN license and CPR certification. One year of nursing experience is preferred.
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