2100 - TRC - IRA - LPN (NON-ICF)
RESPONSIBLE TO: Nurse Manager Residence Manager/Site Supervisor
FUNCTION:To assist in the provision of delegated medical/nursing services. This includes the training of staff in medical/nursing procedures, completion of required documentation and communication with physician. May perform CLS responsibilities as requested by the Residence Manager/Site Supervisor.
SPECIFIC DUTIES: DIRECT CARE:
Encourages, guides, teaches individuals in developing daily living skills.
Intervenes when individuals display inappropriate and/or self-injurious behavior, implementing approved methods of intervention.
Ensures that diets are adhered to.
Understands, identifies, and advocates for individual rights.
Provides a positive role model for all individuals
Maintains compliance with state and federal regulations as well as with agency program policies and procedures.
Maintains an effective and positive relation with family, correspondents, friends, service providers, and the community at large.
Reports to supervisor(s) any information pertinent to the needs of the individual or to the operation of the program.
Participates in Program Planning Team. Includes identifying, implementing and documenting individual program plan.
Assists in providing a safe, clean, comfortable and therapeutic environment.
Completes medication administration passes on a rotating basis.
Provides access for the individual to become participating members of the community through use of community resources.
Assists the Nurse Manager in the training of staff including the Agency Medication Administration Course.
Reads medical/health notes and offers feedback to staff regarding the entries.
Communication with Physicians regarding individual medical issues and documents conversation and ensures any follow up is completed.
Visits individuals in the hospital and communicates with the nursing staff there. Reports visit to the Nurse Manager and others involved.
Completes required medical documentation, including but not limited to: SDMC, Psychiatric Consults, Med Reviews, and any other designated medical documentation.
Monitors documentation of Bowel Tracking, vitals and weights and other pertinent medical documentation.
Attends appointments with individuals as needed or as assigned.
Maintains med room and conducts Medication Administration Record reviews.
Maintains Prescription Book (Script Book) and follows up with pharmacy and/or physician for any expired or incorrect script.
Performs other related responsibilities as assigned by supervisor(s).
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Must possess good organizational skills and ability to follow directions. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. The ability to work with others in team-oriented environment, including but not limited to: displaying initiative, demonstrating productive interpersonal, listening and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to implement behavioral interventions. Ability to be flexible and/or work a flexible schedule in order to meet consumer and/or program needs. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the job.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability and willingness to work a schedule that is based upon the needs of the program and individuals served.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:LPN Certification 5/2007 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: LPN Certification
- Job Family TRC
- Pay Type Hourly
- 880 County Touring Rte 32, Lakewood, NY 14750, USA