Job Title: LPN Charge â?? Extended Care
Job Code: 101011
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
Assumes responsibility and accountability for coordinating the activities for delivering quality resident care within the clinical services systems and according to Madonna's philosophy and mission and physician orders. Contributes to the assessment of resident conditions and reports adverse changes or reactions to physician, supervisor and family. Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational policies, processes, protocols and procedures. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for Madonna as a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.
Medical devices used in work, include but not limited to:
stethoscope/sphygmomanometer transfer devices
Tympanic thermometer ear irrigation device
feeding pump ear oximeter
suction continuous passive knee
tub chair lift O2
Aqua K telephone
beds, wheelchairs, stretchers paging system
digital wheelchair scale humidifier
bed scale trauma tub
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Medium work with frequent lifting. Manual patient transfer or reposition which does not exceed the equivalent of 35 pounds of force to lift, push or pull. Requires sufficient strength to produce 50 pounds of force to push a wheelchair with a 300-pound individual on level surfaces. Constant walking with maximum duration of up 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained periods of up to 1 hour on tile, carpet, and shower surfaces. Must tolerate frequent sitting with sustained periods of up to 1 hour. Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels. Frequent grasping of both hands for transfers and repositioning requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent stooping, bending, and twisting are required for patient care. Constant near visual acuity to evaluate and monitor patients. Ordinary hearing and speaking skills. May be exposed to biohazardous materials.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
Must possess current LPN Nebraska licensure. Requires current Module C CPR certification. One year experience in hospital, geriatrics or community health nursing required or demonstrated leadership skills within a position at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital.
Background checks are conducted. When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital