Cone Health

AEC LPN

ID
2021-5655
Location
The Village at Brookwood
Work Location
US-NC-Burlington
Division : Name
Transitional Care
Department : Name
AEC-RSTR SND WINDSOR
Category
NURSING
Position Sub-Category
LPN - LONG TERM CARE
Position Type
Benefit Eligible (12-39 hours/week)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
0.90
Work Hours
36
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Monday-Friday, 1st shift, 3 days per week; every other wknd
On call Required
No
Sub Category
LPN - Long Term Care

Overview

A Licensed Practical Nurse performs nursing functions and duties for geriatric and rehab residents as prescribed and within the parameters of the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act and hospital standards as required by the patient?s care plan.

Responsibilities


Administers and monitors intravenous fluids in accordance with nursing policy and procedure, as ordered by physician.

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Completes required documentation on each patient's records, in a timely manner.

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Documents patient's response to treatments and therapy including reactions and status changes.

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Ensures that patient needs in regard to comfort, nutrition, and hygiene are met, in a timely manner.

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Keeps appropriate care providers informed of patient's condition on an on-going basis, ensuring prompt notification in the event of problems or potential problems.

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Participates in developing, evaluating, and revising the patient's plan of care and documents appropriately.

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Participates in the admission assessment, assisting the RN in identifying patient's physical and mental health needs, as appropriate for developmental age.

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Patiently and clearing explains purpose and nature of therapy, treatments, or procedures to patient prior to administration taking into account their developmental age so as to minimize anxiety and fear.

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Prepares and administers oral, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications as ordered by physician.

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Provides patient with health care instruction and information appropriate to his/her needs as slated in the plan of care or Careway, documenting information provided and patient response.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Required:

Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nursing program required.

EXPERIENCE:
Preferred:

1-2 years in geriatric and/or rehabilitation setting. Supervising experience and/or demonstrated competence/leadership skills.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

Required:

Licensed as an LPN in the State of North Carolina, per State Board.

PREFERRED

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