Ascension Health LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Senior Care in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job ID: 260374

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Senior Care

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: Licensed Practical NurseRH BG

City, State: Kalamazoo,MI

Location: Borgess Place

Department: Skilled Nursing Facility 002

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 36 hours,Weekly

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides basic bedside care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

  • Take appropriate action to assure adequate staffing to provide resident care. Supervise and assess resident care and take appropriate action.

  • Implement facility procedures to provide resident care.

  • Provides assistance to patients, the department and participating providers in the urgent care setting under supervision of the RN or physician. Coordinates workers' comp care and employer services program.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Some College - 1 Year

  • Graduate of a school of practical nursing requiredGraduate of a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred and Previous experience in a long-term care facility, geriatric facility or rehabilitative nursing preferred.

Work Experience:

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Place is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

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