The primary purpose of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents and to supervise the day to day nursing activities of your assigned unit. Such supervision must be in accordance with current Federal, State, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the Long-term care facility, as well as our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Director of Nursing Services, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
Must be, at a minimum,a graduate or Licensed Practical Nurse of this state. I. V. certification preferred. Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an L.P.N in this state. Must be able to write and speak the English language in an understandable manner. Must possess the ability to make independent decision when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies and the general public. Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care. Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care. Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents, family and/or staff member. Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day. Must be able to cope with mental and emotional stress of the position. Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetic that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel and support agencies. Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability. Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility. Must be able to lift and transfer a minimum of 50 pounds.
Knowledgeable in rehabilitative and restorative practices. Must possess a working knowledge of Long term care operational standards as set forth in the Federal Register, Conditions of participation and State Regulations
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