ResCare dba Creative Living Services LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Healthcare – Nursing) in Miami Lakes, Florida
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Title:LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Healthcare – Nursing)
Line of Business:HomeCare Services
Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities!ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Healthcare – Nursing). In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.
Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Healthcare – Nursing) Responsibilities
The LPN is responsible for assessing clients, documenting observation and assessment data, evaluating outcomes, and implementing the nursing plan of care.
Your specific duties in this role will include:
Monitoring person served vital statistics and reporting of out of range findings to the RN and physician as indicated
Maintaining communication with supervising RN or physician
Screen individuals post incident as assigned
Screening ill individuals and referring to a physician if needed
Ordering, transcribing, reviewing, monitoring, and discontinuing medication as ordered by physician; disposing of unused medication per policy and reporting adverse reactions and appropriate follow-up to phone orders to assure the signed order is in the record
Ensuring that monthly Medication Administration Records (MAR’s) are in each individual’s record and are free of errors at the time of each review
Accurately documenting nursing actions and nursing summaries on a timely basis
Ensure that infection control policies and practice for the prevention of transmission of disease are evidenced by the use of appropriate hand washing, glove usage and surface disinfection.
Arranging for and/or ensuring completion of medical appointments and follow-up as indicated
Communicating health issues and recommendations to staff, other health providers, and families
Coordinating hospital admissions, discharges, and follow-up
Establishing and maintaining professional rapport with clients, families, and other health providers
Writing or ensuring the completion of progress notes summarizing individual’s current health status for the month, including, but not limited to physician visits, laboratory results, diagnostic testing, dental hygiene, and changes in health status
Ensuring that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of disease
Provide training of staff and persons served as requested by supervising RN or physician
As an LPN, you will operate as a vital member of our healthcare team. We are seeking capable, compassionate professionals with a desire to contribute to a team environment.
Completion of post-secondary education nursing coursework as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse
Current license in good standing
Valid driver’s license
Able to bend, stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
Able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting up to 75 pounds
Knowledge of individual service plans, including understanding of client rights, health needs, and program implementation activities
Related experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, preferred
Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR), preferred
In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:
Competitive pay based on experience
Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
Suite of voluntary insurance options
Paid Time Off
Company Discount Purchasing Program
Cell phone Service
Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
Employee Assistance Program
Legal Assistance Program
Predictive Full-time, 40 Hour Plus Schedule
Part-time and On-call shifts available (less than 30 hours)
Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.
ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.
14750 N. W. 77th Court Suite 302 , Miami Lakes, FL 33016 USA
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