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Position: LPN

Shift: Full-time or Part-time, night shift
Location: Danforth, IL

Overall Summary

The LPN is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care services under the general direction of the Nurse and Director of Nursing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Utilizes the nursing process to ensure assessments are performed in a timely manner and appropriate for patient’s condition.  Plan of care is formulated timely and addresses all the patient’s conditions and/or concerns.  Interventions are timely and appropriate with reassessment and re-intervention occurring per policy and as indicated by resident’s condition.
  • Recognizes emergencies promptly and responds in an appropriate manner.
  • Administers medications timely and accurately.
  • Performs treatments and procedures skillfully and on time.
  • Educates residents and families: assesses readiness to learn and barriers to learning.  Delivers information on a level appropriate for the individual.  Information is complete and documented.
  • Allows/encourages residents participation in decision making.
  • Applies knowledge of National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Assures that hourly rounding is done assessing toilet needs, pain, positioning & possessions within easy reach.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of fall prevention techniques: Identifies residents at risk, communicates that risk to other caregivers, reports all falls or assisted falls.
  • Engages in infection control practices, uses personal protective equipment appropriately, is diligent with hand washing, demonstrates knowledge of isolation procedures by implementing proper types of isolation.
  • Documentation is timely and accurately reflects resident condition, progress and events.
  • Practices within ethical, regulatory and legal guidelines and other standards and legislation applicable to position.
  • Treats residents/families as guests.  Introduces self, is attentive to needs, acknowledges and assists people waiting for attention, immediately acts to resolve problems.  Answers call lights promptly.
  • Respects privacy and confidentiality of residents. Knock before entering a room, pull curtains as the resident desires, and keep resident information confidential.
  • Maintains professional appearance and demeanor: well groomed, observes dress code, communicates caring, refrains from discussing hospital business in the community.
  • Creates a positive learning environment for students and new team members. Demonstrates acceptance, tolerance and maintains a friendly, helpful attitude.
  • Attends department meetings, in service programs, continuing education classes, Relias modules, etc. to remain up to date with changes in practice and policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and apply new knowledge.  Holds self to high standards to deliver to the best of ability and is open to change.
  • All other duties as assigned

LPN Qualifications
Holds a current Illinois LPN license, in good standing with the state licensing board
Current CPR Certification
Excellent customer service skills
Possess a service orientation
Willing to work independently as well as a team player

LPN Benefits
Sign-on Bonus
8% Shift Differential
Referral program
Flexible schedule
Paid Time Off
Paid holidays

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