Licensed Practical Nurse 6pm-6am

  • Job Reference: 00001560-1
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Company: Starling at San Jose
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for providing overall leadership and management of the health and well being of the residents within the community.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are normal for this position.  This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned. 

  • Maintains communications with Healthcare Providers of recent changes or requests for orders.
  • Ensures that community follows all federal, state, local laws and regulations as it pertains to clinical care.
  • Responsible for collecting, and reporting occurrences, and if necessary, assist in developing/implementing improvement plans.
  • Partners with Administrator and other team members to maintain resident and team member health safety.
  • Partners with pharmacy consultant to provide optimal pharmaceutical services to residents.
  • Responsible for infection control practices in community.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient distribution/administration of medications, injections, nebulizers, moderate wound care per state regulations, as needed when floor nurse is not available.
  • Identifies ongoing needs and services of residents through the evaluation/ Service Plan process including documentation for residents with a change in health care status.
  • Responsible for the completion of any assigned evaluations.
  • Partners with other department coordinators to identify, review, and discuss potential change in service/medication levels and updates the resident's service plan as indicated by state regulations.
  • Maintains communications with resident's family and/or responsible party regarding changes in care or health concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintains current state license as a Licensed Professional Nurse or a Professional Registered Nurse per state regulations.
  • Experience in assisted living, home health or long term care industries.
  • Two (2) years experience as a Licensed Nurse.
  • Must demonstrate competence in assessment skills, injections/medication administration, follow up and triage.

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Provides supervision to Certified Nursing Assistants and others as assigned to assure delivery of consistently high quality care to residents. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Educational Requirements and Experience: 

  • Maintains current state license as a Licensed Professional Nurse or a Professional Registered Nurse per state regulations.
  • Experience in assisted living, home health or long term care industries.
  • Two (2) years experience as a Licensed or Registered Nurse.
  • Must demonstrate competence in assessment skills, injections/medication administration, follow up and triage.