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Charge Nurse LPN - Nights - 12,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Location
Bethpage, Tennessee
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
9 Sep 2022

Apply here or contact recruiter, Haley M., via email at HMuller@ or call/ text at 615-905-5454!

INTRODUCTION:

The licensed practical nurse will coordinate resident care and designate assignments to other staff members so that optimum resident care is provided. This position is also responsible for reporting any changes in residents' health condition to physicians and supervisors.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.  

Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing assistant and other staff being supervised

Give direct nursing care to residents

Visit all assigned residents at regular intervals during tour of duty

Supervise feeding of residents as necessary

Notify physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner when resident's condition warrants

Perform administrative duties, such as documenting of:

o Nurses' notes

o Assessments

o Physician/Nurse Practitioner/ Physician's Assistant orders

o Discharge plans

o Dietary changes

o Reports

o Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc.

Chart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner

Admit, transfer and discharge resident according to policy

Recognize and respond to changes in residents' conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes

Order from pharmacy, prepare, administer and document medications and treatments as ordered by physician/nurse practitioner/physician's assistant

Ensure that physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner sign off on all verbal orders and document process

Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, etc.

Give and receive condition report from the on-coming and off-going shift

Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties

Recognize, intervene, report and document accidents and incidents when they occur

Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate

Supervise and participate in fire safety and other disaster drills and be prepared to carry out duties in the event on an actual event

Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from resident's, families, visitors and employees

Monitor the facility for possible health and safety hazards

Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to residents, employees and facility

Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures

Update daily census report and submit as required

Attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes

Check inventory and request equipment, supplies, etc.

Assist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care

Participate in surveys made by authorized government agencies

Monitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses' station

Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

Communication skills and active listening

Possess good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations. Respond promptly to customer's needs

Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurses

Current State of Tennessee Licensed Practical Nurse (See exception below)

Exception:  employed as a Graduate Nurse until successful completion of the State board per Governor's Executive order No. 28, dated April 17, 2020, amending Executive Order No. 26, paragraph 7.16.  If unsuccessful with State board, employee becomes ineligible for LPN-Charge Nurse position.

Current CPR Certification

 

Required Computer Software/Equipment used:

Ability to learn HRIS and/or scheduling systems

Standard Office Equipment

Computer

Microsoft Excel and Word

Outlook

 

COMPANY COMPETENCIES: 

Respect - We treat people as they want to be treated, showing regard for their rights and privacy

Integrity - We emphasize honesty, fairness, and doing the right thing even when no one is watching 

Teamwork - We work collaboratively to improve processes, resolve problems and reward results

Excellence - We hold ourselves to the highest standards, aspiring to zero defects in every task

Compassion - We respond to those who need help with sensitivity and a positive attitude

Professionalism - We perform our duties with skill, good judgement and politeness

 

JOB COMPENTENCIES: 

1. Analytical Thinking:  Use logic and reasoning to identify changes in patients' conditions and determine the correct plan of action.

2. Customer and Personal Service:  Knowledge of principles and processes for providing personal services, including needs assessment; meeting quality standards.

3. Accountability:  Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions and results; able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.

4. Attendance:  Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered; arrives at meetings on time; notifies supervisor of pending absences.

5. Communication:  Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively; listens and receives clarification.

6. Ethical Behavior:  Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations; maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information; treats others with respect.

7. Initiative:  Seeks increased responsibility; sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals.

8. Job and Industry Knowledge:  Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry; seeks additional information.  

9. Productivity and Quality of Work:  Maintains high level of performance while demonstrating commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.

10. Teamwork:  Communicates with co-workers at all levels to adequately meet the needs of patients.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES:

Supervises support staff including training, scheduling and assigning work, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions or discharges and assists in problem solving for staff

Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job

Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is typically performed in a well-lit, comfortable temperature-controlled environment; above-average conversational noise is frequent

 

SAFETY EXPECTATIONS:

Work safely and follow safety rules

Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors

Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices

 

Education

Required
  • Technical/other training or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
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Details

  • Job Reference: 707977148-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AHC Mt. Juliet LLC
  • Location: Bethpage, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent