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Nurse - LPN/LVN

Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Job Description:

OverviewEvery day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you'll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there's a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.ResponsibilitiesAdministers quality, skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in the home and in accordance with physician orders and the Plan of Care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Director, Professional Services. Performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure the provision of quality patient care. Under the direction of a RN, provides patient care and identifies the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of patients.Verifies Plan of Care prior to each visit and provides care according to the physician's orders, assessment data, established standards and guidelines and documents accordingly. Incorporates short and long term goals as established by the Plan of Care into nursing care, as evidenced by documentation in the nursing notes.Performs an ongoing assessment during each visit and documents data in patient medical records. Communicates significant findings, problems, or changes in the patient's condition to the supervising RN and/or Director of Professional Services and the physician and documents all findings, communications and appropriate interventions. Documents nursing interventions including patient response.Assesses patient/caregiver's knowledge of disease process, treatment regimen and/or medication administration. Provides basic and specialized teaching as ordered in the Plan of Care and based on the patient's needs. Identifies and recommends other disciplines needed for quality care of the patient.Performs with current standards of practice and with the agency's policies and procedures. Ensures that all nursing notes, supply logs/visit logs are accurate and turned into the office according to agency policy.Prioritizes patients' schedules based on patient needs and provides services in an efficient, timely manner to all assigned patients. Demonstrates effective time management skills by completing patient assignments and documentation within projected time frames and arrives to appointments on schedule.Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and responds appropriately.Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency. Attends scheduled meetings, in-services, workshops, etc. This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.QualificationsEducation and ExperienceGraduate of an accredited LPN/LVN program. Minimum of one year experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinical care setting. Home care experience preferred. Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsMust be licensed as an LPN/LVN in good standing in the state(s) where he/she will be providing services. Meets all additional requirements for hire including state specific requirements. Valid driver's license with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or Organization requirements and is in good working order. Current BCLS prior to delivering patient care. Management/Decision MakingUses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally. Knowledge and SkillsHas a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization. Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner. Promotes agency philosophy, mission statement and administrative policies to ensure quality of care. Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality with regard to patient, staff and agency information. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities. Demonstrates an interest in working with a senior population. Ability to establish an effective working relationship with all departments and the community. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills. Demonstrates attention to detail. Must be able follow written and verbal instructions in English effectively. Physical Demands and Working ConditionsStandingRequires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendorsWalkingSittingOccasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.Use hands and fingers to handle or feelOn-Call on an as needed basisReach with hands and armsPossible exposure to communicable diseases and infectionsClimb or balanceStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlPotential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residentsTalk or hearTaste or smellExposure to latexAbility to lift: Up to 50 poundsPossible exposure to blood-borne pathogensPossible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazardsSubject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipmentRequires Travel: FrequentlyVision Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Schedule: Regular Full-Time

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