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Beaumont Health System LPN LTC in Farmington Hills, Michigan

LPN LTC Req #: 30106572 Category: Nursing Facility: Botsford Commons Department: Dementia SNF Schedule: Full time Shift: MidnightsHours: 11pm to 7:30amContact Information:Contact: Eric Graham#160;Email:Job Details:*** Sign On BONUS of $3,000 for Full Time and $1,500 for Part Time ***GENERAL SUMMARY:The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the immediate direction and supervision of nursing care provided to residents on his or her shift.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:1.#160; Assigns responsibility to nurse assistants for the direct nursing care of specific residents during the shift.2.#160; Assesses resident care needs and supervises nurse assistants in attending to resident care needs.3.#160; Supervises all documentation of nursing assistants.4.#160; Writes original resident care plan and updates plan as the needs of the resident changes.#160; Prepares care plans for the interdisciplinary conferences.5.#160; Records all changes in residents condition on the progress notes and maintains nurses records.6.#160; Passes medications, counts narcotics at the change of shift and insures that all the treatments prescribed by the physician are completed per the order.7.#160; Orders medications from the pharmacy.8.#160; Makes frequent rounds during the shift to ensure that residents are properly dressed, bathed, shaved, turned, positioned, etc.#160; Directs and supervises the nurse assistants rendering care.9.#160; Performs necessary disciplinary documentation of nurse assistants on a timely basis, subject to the approval of the Director of Nursing or designee.10.#160; Holds weekly meetings with nurse assistants after doctor rounds to keep the assistants informed of new residents, changes in care needs, condition changes or changes in policy and procedure.11.#160; Makes rounds with physician and records all orders.12.#160; Completes 24 hour report daily on shift.#160; Reports incidents, accidents, changes in condition, family complaints, physical plant problems, etc.13.#160; Assists nurse assistants with bedside care as necessary.14.#160; Assists with meantime of residents to ensure proper nutritional intake.15.#160; Informs families of changes in resident condition, accident or medication orders, on a timely basis.16.#160; Maintains a good rapport with families and/or patient representative.BASIC QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.#160; The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.#160; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.A.#160; Education / Training:#160; Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and possession of a valid State of Michigan license as a qualified licensed practical nurse.B.#160; Work Experience:#160; Previous long term care experience.Beaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, , gender identity, orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.