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Metron of Belding First Shift LPN (Sign on Bonus Available) in Belding, Michigan

Metron Integrated Health Systems has served the West Michigan community with compassionate, quality healthcare services for over 40 years. Offering sub-acute rehabilitation services and sub-acute care, Metron helps patients resume healthy, happy, and productive lifestyles.As a Charge Nurse, you are able to make an impact on our patients and residents during one of the most critical times in their lives. Our staff members work collaboratively together with our residents, patients and their family members to provide a caring and supportive atmosphere to allow for recovery and restoration.You're a good fit if: You are a team player, you bring a smile to work every day, you are committed to excellence, you are comfortable giving and receiving praise, and you hold yourself accountable for providing quality care.What you'll do: For residents, you'll promote a positive experience by maintaining privacy and meeting medical requirements as determined by their physician, as well as observing and documenting resident care each day. You'll help administer medication, maintain appropriate health records and assist with resident care plans. You'll also work with families and leadership to understand daily care and medication needs.Your role also will include direct resident care at times, helping residents with all necessary personal care. You'll help as needed with transferring, repositioning and walking using correct and appropriate techniques and equipment.You're qualified for this position if: You meet all qualifications outlined below.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: ulliAssess resident conditions to implement intervention and develop Care Plans. Accurately record resident observations in PCC and follow through on Care Plans. Assure facility medical records policies and procedures are adhered to./liliMake regular rounds of residents independently and with a physician; observe and evaluate resident symptoms, progress, and reactions to treatments and medications and implements interventions as necessary./liliProvide preventative, supportive, maintenance, and rehabilitative care directed to the physiologic and psychosocial needs and well-being of residents./liliProvide care to residents by performing a variety of treatments, including changing dressing, cleansing and/or irrigating wounds and incisions, performing Foley Catheter irrigations, IV therapy, and administering tube feedings, chest tubes and peritoneal dialysis./liliRequest and assure supplies and medical equipment are available to perform care and treatments as required by the resident./liliSchedule appointments, physicians, therapy, and consults. Document in appointment book./liliMonitor and assist CNAs with personal resident care duties such as bathing, feeding and assisting with ambulation, and other routine accommodative services for resident comfort and well-being./liliReceive report from outgoing Charge Nurse and make rounds to see each resident daily and as needed./liliAdminister medications to residents according to the Public Health Code, Nursing Department Policies, and standards and procedures and as prescribed by the physician; notify appropriate clinical and/or nursing personnel of medication contraindications./liliAdvise residents and/or responsible persons regarding changes in medications, treatment plans, and resident condition./liliManage and document emergency care of residents, coordinating communications to physicians, responsible persons, DON and Administrator, hospital personnel, emergency transport, and other appropriate personnel./liliPreform comprehensive and focused nur