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Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

The Licensed Practical Nurse , LPN plans, coordinates, provides and manages nursing care, nursing services and health education to nursing home residents. The Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN cares for residents under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing. The position requires patience, compassion and a desire to care for the residents in a gentle and empathetic manner. Some responsibilities of the LPN include:


  •  Supervises the care/services provided by the Certified Nursing Assistants and other staff who provide services to the Residents for which the Charge Nurse is responsible.

  • Coordinates the nursing care of residents on the unit assuring all residents are assigned staff capable of providing appropriate care to the resident. 

  • Provides safe and accurate Medication Related interventions to residents.

  • Accurately transcribes and coordinates the implementation of physician orders

  • Performs nursing assessments regarding the health status of residents. Notifies the physician of changes in status and promptly implements and documents new orders. 

  • Develops a plan of care based on assessment, implementing nursing care. 

  • Selects and institutes appropriate nursing interventions that might be required to stabilize a resident’s condition and /or prevent complications.

  • Contributes to the resident’s assessment (MDS/CAA’s) and the development of a plan of care.

  • Consults with physician or licensed independent practitioner regarding general resident care needs.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience for LPN:


  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic nursing practice with an interest in gerontological nursing.

  • Prefer 2 years experience in a long term care setting.



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


  • Must have a current state license to practice as a  licensed practical nurse (LPN).

  •  Current CPR certification

  • Additional certification in nursing specialty desired.

Job Snapshot

Location US-MI-Flint
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $24,000.00 - $26,000.00 /Year
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Ciena Healthcare Management, Inc.

Based in Southfield, Michigan, Ciena Healthcare has managed and operated skilled nursing and rehabilitation Centers since 1998. Ciena's seasoned leadership team, many of whom are recognized as leaders in our industry, provide our Centers with clinical, operational, regulatory and financial management and experience... Learn More

Contact Information

US-MI-Flint
Snapshot
Ciena Healthcare Management, Inc.
Company:
US-MI-Flint
Location:
Full-Time/Part-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$24,000.00 - $26,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

The Licensed Practical Nurse , LPN plans, coordinates, provides and manages nursing care, nursing services and health education to nursing home residents. The Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN cares for residents under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing. The position requires patience, compassion and a desire to care for the residents in a gentle and empathetic manner. Some responsibilities of the LPN include:


  •  Supervises the care/services provided by the Certified Nursing Assistants and other staff who provide services to the Residents for which the Charge Nurse is responsible.

  • Coordinates the nursing care of residents on the unit assuring all residents are assigned staff capable of providing appropriate care to the resident. 

  • Provides safe and accurate Medication Related interventions to residents.

  • Accurately transcribes and coordinates the implementation of physician orders

  • Performs nursing assessments regarding the health status of residents. Notifies the physician of changes in status and promptly implements and documents new orders. 

  • Develops a plan of care based on assessment, implementing nursing care. 

  • Selects and institutes appropriate nursing interventions that might be required to stabilize a resident’s condition and /or prevent complications.

  • Contributes to the resident’s assessment (MDS/CAA’s) and the development of a plan of care.

  • Consults with physician or licensed independent practitioner regarding general resident care needs.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience for LPN:


  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic nursing practice with an interest in gerontological nursing.

  • Prefer 2 years experience in a long term care setting.



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


  • Must have a current state license to practice as a  licensed practical nurse (LPN).

  •  Current CPR certification

  • Additional certification in nursing specialty desired.

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