• LPN - Day/PM Lead

    Posted: 08/07/2022

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Under the supervision of the RN Charge Nurse, provides nursing and related services and supervises or monitors staff to assure delivery of care according to each assigned resident's individual care plan.  

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Reasonable Accommodations Statement

    To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

    Essential Functions Statement(s)

    • Provides direction to staff and secures additional professional assistance as indicated.  
    • Consistently demonstrates proper performance of required licensed nurse competencies.  
    • Assures implementation of each resident's physician orders.  
    • Exhibits an attitude of respect and dignity toward all individuals; families, staff, residents, healthcare practitioners and venders. Communicates effectively and in a courteous manner.  
    • Monitors care delivery by all staff on an on-going basis and gives staff direction as needed. Reports problems/concerns to Charge Nurse in a timely manner.  
    • Assures performance of assignments on task listings and unit schedules to assure efficient use of staff, and accurate delivery of care.  
    • Supports and participates in the onboarding and training activities for new LB Homes employees.  
    • Meets employee expectations as stated in the LB Homes Employee Handbook and facility policies.  
    • Encourages and promotes the resident's right to identify and participate in activities of interest and to feel and be as independent as possible.  
    • Advocates for resident's rights. Reports suspected abuse or maltreatment immediately.  
    • Uses policies and procedures as recommended courses of action for each individual resident's specific circumstances that are knows at a given time. Reports changes in resident condition or other resident concerns to RN Charge Nurse in a timely manner.  
    • Spends all duty time with a resident-centered focus.  
    • Responds to and investigates all activated alarms and resident calls promptly.  
    • Guards the privacy and dignity of the residents.  
    • Arranges for and provides care to meet quality standards and assures that each resident's needs are met.  
    • Reviews and assures that individualized resident care plans are current and accurate. Consults with RN Charge Nurse about resident condition changes noted.  
    • Makes and records nursing observations according to regulatory requirements and as necessary to reflect current resident condition, needs, cares received, and actions taken. Documents in resident's records in a complete, accurate and descriptive manner.  
    • Recognizes an emergency situation and responds. Initiates LB Homes' emergency procedures and reports to the RN Charge Nurse or Incident Commander.  
    • Monitors and assures that the dining room meal time experience is pleasant and promotes resident nourishment and hydration.  
    • Assists in monitoring and evaluating job performance of unlicensed staff. Coaches staff as indicated.  
    • Uses and enforces use of transfer belts, mechanical lifts and other safety equipment and techniques according to policy & procedure and Care Plan directions.  
    • Uses good body mechanics for all tasks.  
    • Monitors and maintains resident and building environment in a safe and tidy manner.  
    • Takes prompt, corrective or preventive action whenever an actual or potential safety hazard is known.  
    • Reports all injuries, no matter how slight, immediately and participates in problem solving to reduce likelihood of future injury. Prepares incident reports according to policies.  
    • Assures resident care is performed following Infection Control, Universal and Standard Precautions.  
    • Keeps exits, hall railings and work areas clear and without obstruction.  
    • Washes hands in a proper and timely manner. Monitors staff performance for promoting resident hand washing in a timely way, especially after toileting.  
    • Utilizes and assures staff use of gloves and other protective equipment according to infection control standards and facility policy.  
    • Knows location of blood spill clean-up supplies and is able to follow directions to safely clean up a spill.  
    • Disposes of used protective equipment properly.  
    • Assures procedures are performed according to infection control standards and policies and procedures.  
    • Handles, stores, disposes of used "sharps" according to current infectious waste control standards.  
    • Immediately reports unprotected on-the-job exposure to blood borne pathogens.  

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Competency Statement(s) 

    • Integrity - Always do what is right.  
    • Compassion - Open your heart and show you care.  
    • Dedication - LB Homes can count on you.  
    • Team Work - Help each other make it happen.  
    • Customer Service - Know the need and meet it.  
    • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.  
    • Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.  
    • Training - Ability to develop skills in others to bring them up to a expected standards of work performance.  
    • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.  
    • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.  
    • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.  
    • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.  
    • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.  
    • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.  
    • Empathetic - Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings of others.  
    • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.  
    • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.  
    • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.  
    • Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.  
    • Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.  
    • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.  
    • Self Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative. 
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