This is a job posting from company – Colfax Health and Rehab
Employment Type – Full Time
Work Hours: 8
Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour
Location: Wisconsin, USA
This job is 100% remote.
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Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center is looking for a casual LPN to join our team! We offer flexible scheduling, awesome benefits, and a friendly work atmosphere.
- Pick your own schedule
- Required to work one weekday shift and two-weekend shifts per month
- $20.00-$22.00 per hour and is based on experience
- $3.00/hour weekend shift differential
- Advancement opportunities available
Functions of the Job
The Floor Nurse is responsible for managing resident-directed health services and supervising the day-to-day resident clinical needs during assigned shifts.
Education and Experience
- Current Wisconsin State LPN license.
- Current CPR Certification.
- A minimum of five years of long-term care experience is preferred, but not required.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
- Practices high standards of nursing care and implement the policies and procedures of the nursing department.
- Provides resident-directed services that honor individual lifestyles and preferences.
- Promotes that Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center is home for the resident.
- Consult with attending physicians for treatments, medications, rehabilitation, etc.
- Notifies attending physicians, family members, and members of the team when there is a change in the resident’s condition.
- Completes medication and treatment passes in accordance with state regulations and facility policy.
- Completes medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, and chartings.
- Provides leadership with coaching and mentoring other caregivers. Provides supervision for the nursing assistant’s daily tasks and routine care of residents.
- Protects residents by keeping patient information confidential and understands Resident’s Rights.
- Maintains harmonious relationships with co-workers, providing support and assistance to co-workers to ensure quality resident care.
- Assists nursing assistant staff in providing direct care when needed. Actively assists nursing assistants to answer resident-initiated call light services requested as well as alarms.
- Creates and maintains an atmosphere of personal interest and a positive emphasis on a calm environment throughout the facility.
- Participates in creating an environment on the wing where the residents have ongoing opportunities to participate in individualized and purposeful activities, resembling their previous home environment, lifestyle, and customary daily routine.
- Provides and receives reports on resident’s condition and status and at shift change.
- Actively participates in care conferences when needed, nurses’ meetings, and other meetings as required.
- Responds promptly to changes in workload, adjusting assignments to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency.
- Initiates and retains the resident’s clinical records in accordance with the facility procedures.
- Makes informative entries in the progress notes that reflect the care provided, and the resident’s response to that care.
- Greets newly admitted residents upon admission to their wing, and orients new residents and their families to the facility.
- Meets and positively interacts with residents and their family members.
- Acts as an emergency responder with AED and emergency supplies for needs in the facility.
- Manages resident emergencies, assessments of resident conditions, and completion of quality assurance reports as needed.
- Completes requirements for proper admission, transfers, and discharges of residents.
- Reviews and completes incident reports and conducts investigations as required.
- Follows established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
- Participates in procedures for reporting hazardous conditions or equipment.
- Ensures that all resident care equipment is used and operated in a safe manner
- Reports all malfunctioning equipment/safety hazards immediately to maintenance.
- Initiates the process of dealing with a staff member’s call-in according to the facility procedure regarding sick staff. Is responsible for the house during times when the scheduler is not available to take call-ins.
- Understands and acknowledges the responsibilities of the assisted living residents and assisted living staff.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Willing to seek out new methods and principles, incorporating them into existing nursing practices.
- Regular, dependable, and reliable attendance.
- Evidence of basic leadership skills and supervision.
- Ability to perform nursing skills per standards of practice
- Sit and stand up for up to three hours.
- Walk three to four hours. Also, walk rapidly.
- Frequent lifting up to 10 pounds.
- Occasional lifting of 50 pounds.
- Use Hoyer and Sit to Stand lift to assist with lifting and transferring residents
- Assist with transfer to a wheelchair and pushing a wheelchair
- Push/pull with up to 50 pounds of force
- Occasionally bending and twisting at the waist
- Occasionally reaching above or below shoulder heights. e.g, charts or supplies on upper shelves and lower drawers in medication cart
- Frequent grasping and handing e.g. paperwork and diagnostic tools.
- Use of computer and telephone.
- Exposure to bloodborne pathogens: Level 1
- Works through the nursing service area in a climate-controlled environment.
- Subject to frequent interruptions.
- Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.
- Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends when necessary.
- Must attend and participate in in-house education programs
- Subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday.