This position contributes to the mission of Immanuel by assuring that nursing care is provided to it's residents via rounds, assessment, care delivery and evaluation. Assists in triage including admission, discharge and transfer. Assesses resident’s pain and establishes acceptable pain level. Responds and intervenes to verbal and non-verbal pain. May direct non-licensed staff during emergency situations and participates in post emergency evaluation.
Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job
Monitor CNA’s and Assignments.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) license in the respective state in which he/she is employed is required
One (1) year of experience in an assisted living or skilled care community or related experience is required.
One (1) year of scheduling or managing staffing levels in an health care environment.
Experience as san side (C.N.A. or Q.M.A) or L.P.N. is preferred.
Equivalent years of education may substitute for experience requirement.
Other Requirements –
Certification in Basic Life Support and First Aid is preferred or willingness to obtain certification within 60 days of hire date.
KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-
Knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices in the nursing field.
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
Knowledge of medical equipment and how to use and maintain it.
Knowledge of physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs of the senior and/or frail elderly population and their families.
Knowledge of Immanuel, its mission and Promises, and how those are directly correlated to the incumbent’s job.
Skilled in effective and appropriate written communication.
Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with residents/participants, co-workers, family members, and vendors.
Skilled in managing and supervising staff members.
Ability to calmly and respectfully deal with a disgruntled or irritated customer.
Ability to exhibit high standard of ethics, accountability and responsibility.
Ability to appropriately use equipment, facilities, and materials to do certain work.
Ability to value and respect the dynamics of different opinions, outlooks, and personalities.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally; make eye contact, pleasantly greet people, and use tact and diplomacy in interactions at all levels.
Ability to listen effectively seeking first to understand, then to be understood.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in an emergency situation.