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Beaumont Health System LPN LTC in Farmington Hills, Michigan

div bspan*** Sign On BONUS of up to $4,000 depending upon shift and status**/span/bbspan**We also have updated hiring rates for LPNs for 2020!**/span/bspan /spanbspanGENERAL SUMMARY:/span/bbspan /span/bspanThe Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the immediate direction and supervision of nursing care provided to residents on his or her shift./spanspan /spanspan /spanbspanPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:/span/bspanspan /span/spanspan /spanspan1. /spanspanAssigns responsibility to nurse assistants for the direct nursing care of specific residents during the shift./spanspan /spanspan2. /spanspanAssesses resident care needs and supervises nurse assistants in attending to resident care needs./spanspan /spanspan3. /spanspanSupervises all documentation of nursing assistants./spanspan /spanspan4. /spanspanWrites original resident care plan and updates plan as the needs of the resident changes.span /spanPrepares care plans for the interdisciplinary conferences./spanspan /spanspan5. /spanspanRecords all changes in residents' condition on the progress notes and maintains nurses records./spanspan /spanspan6. /spanspanPasses medications, counts narcotics at the change of shift and insures that all the treatments prescribed by the physician are completed per the order./spanspan /spanspan7. /spanspanOrders medications from the pharmacy./spanspan /spanspan8. /spanspanMakes frequent rounds during the shift to ensure that residents are properly dressed, bathed, shaved, turned, positioned, etc.span /spanDirects and supervises the nurse assistants rendering care./spanspan /spanspan9. /spanspanPerforms necessary disciplinary documentation of nurse assistants on a timely basis, subject to the approval of the Director of Nursing or designee./spanspan /spanspan10. /spanspanHolds 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.span /span/spanspan /spanspan11. /spanspanMakes rounds with physician and records all orders./spanspan /spanspan12. /spanspanCompletes 24-hour report daily on shift.span /spanReports incidents, accidents, changes in condition, family complaints, physical plant problems, etc./spanspan /spanspan13. /spanspanAssists nurse assistants with bedside care as necessary./spanspan /spanspan14. /spanspanAssists with meantime of residents to ensure proper nutritional intake./spanspan /spanspan15. /spanspanInforms families of changes in resident condition, accident or medication orders, on a timely basis./spanspan /spangt