Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN (All Shifts)
AdCare Health Systems - Sylva, NC

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DESCRIPTION

All Shifts Available.

SUMMARY:
A licensed practical nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides care and treatment in accordance with physician orders. Works in a team environment and with scope of practice as defined by State. The LPN/LVN works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses (RNs).

DUTIES

  • Assesses residents by physical examination, including pertinent diagnostic testing to determine health status.
  • Administers medications and treatments.
  • Participates in care planning process.
  • Supervises LPNs and certified nursing assistants.
  • Communicates with physicians regarding changes in resident's conditions, diagnostic test results, etc.
  • Documents assessments and care in compliance with standards of care and company policy.
  • Educates residents and their families on health-related issues.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and State and/or Federal regulations.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Valid state licensure as an LPN/LVN.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • CEU's as required by the State.
  • Assesses residents by physical examination, including pertinent diagnostic testing to determine health status.
  • Administers medications and treatments.
  • Participates in care planning process.
  • Supervises LPNs and certified nursing assistants.
  • Communicates with physicians regarding changes in resident's conditions, diagnostic test results, etc.
  • Documents assessments and care in compliance with standards of care and company policy.
  • Educates residents and their families on health-related issues.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and State and/or Federal regulations.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

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Retirement keeps AdCare Health Systems working. The company buys, leases, and manages some 50 nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and...