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LPN - Ankeny IA, Des Moines, IA

Maxim Healthcare Services Ankeny, IA
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Job Description

The Long Term Care (LTC) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of patient care of patients in a Long Term Care (LTC)/ Assisted Living Facility. The Long Term Care (LTC) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. 
 
Responsibilities 
  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in a Long Term Care/Assisted Living Facility.
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychological changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the facility policies and patient outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Document’s patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities.
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.
  • Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies.
  • Other Long Term Care (LTC) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) duties as assigned.
Qualifications 
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License for the state in which the nurse practices.
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
  • One year prior Long Term Care (LTC) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) experience preferred.
  • Current BLS card
  • Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the Long Term Care (LTC) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practices with a score of 80% or greater.

Job Details

Date Posted October 11, 2019
Date Closes November 10, 2019
Located In Ankeny, IA
Job Type Part-time Employee
SOC Category 29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Zipcode 50023
Name Matt Johanek
Address 9239 West Center #223
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68124
Phone 402-558-1120
FAX 866-941-4317

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision

This job requires the following skills

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Care
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision
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