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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN/LICENSED VOCATIONAL NUR Job in Willoughby, Ohio US

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN/LICENSED VOCATIONAL NUR

RES-CARE, INC. - Willoughby, OH

Posted: 5/6/2021 - Expires: 8/4/2021

Job ID: 226995338

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Job Description

Requisition: 2021-30574







LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN/LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE


Job Locations

US-OH-WILLOUGHBY



ID

2021-30574


Position Type

Part-Time


Line of Business

ResCare Community Living


Our Company






Overview




Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Duties include providing routine care, general observation of client's health status, assists the RN and physician in treatments and communicating with clients and their families/guardians. Reports changes in condition and/or additional client needs to supervisor.


Responsibilities




Communicates health/nursing needs and/or recommendations to RN supervisor
Coordinates admissions, discharges, and follow-up as needed
Assists in medical/health appointments as needed
Ensures the provision of nursing/health services under the direction of the RN and as ordered by the physician, provides direct care as outlined in the Service Plan/Nursing Care Plan
Takes and records vital signs, weights, wound measurements, etc. Identifies trends outside of parameters, or in need of attention and communicates to RN/physician
Reports pertinent information and changes in individual health status to attending physician/health professionals and to the Team as needed in a timely manner
Ensures the provision of needed adaptive equipment
Medication Administration:
Administers medications, verifying the correct medications are administered (per the six "rights" of medication administration), and that client's response to medications is noted and documented along with any noted side effects
Works closely with home/facility/pharmacy staff in consulting on psychotropic medications, side effects, and medication reviews
Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by physician. Dispose of unused medication per policy
Assures that monthly Medication Administration Records (MAR's) are accurately transcribed in each individual's record
Checks the medication cabinet on a weekly basis to ensure medications are administered as ordered, appropriately documented on the MAR, and that missed medications are documented, and required follow-up occurs
Returns completed med cards at the end of each month, along with expired and unused medications as applicable
Checks program/service areas on a frequent but not less than a monthly basis to ensure the necessary medical/nursing/medication supplies are available and in ample supply
Reports client illness, potential communicable diseases or infections and works closely with RN, direct care staff, other programmatic and health care professionals, and family in maintaining a safe environment for clients and staff. Implements isolation precautions as needed
Ensures health status, care and services are documented accurately and timely per company and state requirements
Provides supervision and education for non-licensed staff in the provision of care and services and reports any changes
Complete a quarterly nursing evaluation/review of body systems on assigned individuals per program requirements. Refer to physician any assessment findings needing further review.
Ensures incidents are recorded, the individual is safe, receives required medical care, communicates to RN, operations leadership timely

Participates in clinics completed at the operation with PCP, psych, etc. as assigned.Participate in on-call duties to ensure weekend and after-hours access to clinicians by staff and individuals served (participates in on-call rotation as assigned)

Participates in quarterly quality improvement activities, weekly team/staff meetings and Interdisciplinary Team meetings (IDT/PDP) Transcribes physician phone orders and other medically related reports
Work hours may vary - weekends and evening shifts/visits may be required


Qualifications




Education: Completion of a state approved training program (e.g., diploma, associate's degree, etc per state requirement)

Qualifications:

Must be a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN or LVN, per state licensure requirements) in good standing
CPR certification
Must have at least 6 months of direct nursing experience
Experience in providing services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities, or related disorders preferred

Valid driver's license, with a satisfactory driving record, as defined by ResCare's vehicle policy
Must have the ability to use a computer utilizing company documentation systems
Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company


About our Line of Business




ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit www.rescarecommunityliving.com


Additional Job Information




Quarterly Covid Hazard Pay


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Res-Care, Inc., dba BrightSpring Health Services (“ResCare”), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity 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.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
54357519
Salary
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Licenses / Certifications:
N/A
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