LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurse
Company: Evergreen Care Center
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Evergreen Care Center - Position Description
Responsible for ensuring the delivery of efficient and effective
nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and
resident/family satisfaction in accordance with accepted standards
of practice, state and federal regulations and licensing
requirements. Operates within the scope of practice defined by the
state Nurse Practice Act. Responsible for resident care and
direction of nursing care during assigned shift; includes staff
assignments, mentoring and educating nursing personnel, working
with physicians and other medical professionals.
Conduct the daily nursing functions in accordance with Company,
State, Federal and local rules, regulations, and guidelines.
Admit, transfer and discharge residents with documentation
regarding care and service provided.
Participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to
Participate in facility surveys (inspections) as scheduled.
Ensures delivery of high-quality, positive clinical outcomes, and
resident/family satisfaction during shift.
Serves as a resource to all staff within the facility regarding the
quality of services provided.
Ability to administer medications and treatment timely and
according to facility policy; Demonstrates ability to receive,
transcribe, and carry out physician orders, if allowed by Nurse
Effectively manages nursing personnel on shift to limit use of
overtime and agency personnel.
Assesses the work performance of nursing staff as it relates to
unit standards of care and goals.
Conducts unit huddles to promote communication programs and
provides updates to DON.
Participates in shift-to-shift communication between incoming and
outgoing nursing staff.
Coordinates shift assignments, resident assignments, rest and meal
break for Certified Nurses Aides.
Collaborates with other departments to provide timely effective
care consistent with individuals needs, choices, and
Assumes nursing administrative responsibilities of the center for
weekend and holiday coverage as requested.
Stays and works beyond scheduled shift if needed to meet state
staffing requirements and/or needs of residents.
Ensures timely and accurate compliance of the MDS process and that
it reflects the residents plan of care.
Ensures Point Click Care (PCC) is utilized according the company
Ensures that physician orders are followed as prescribed.
Attends and participates in scheduled training, educational
classes, and meetings to maintain current certification as
applicable; Attends and participates in in-service training as
mandated by regulatory agencies and company policy.
Adheres to work schedules in completing and performing assigned
tasks; completes all assigned tasks in a timely manner as
instructed by the direct supervisor.
Meets acceptable center attendance requirements; notifies facility
before late arrival to or absence from work according to
established center policy.
Cooperates with other facility personnel to ensure that services
can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of residents;
creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest,
and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment.
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