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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Location: North Aurora, Illinois
Job # 9840349
Date Posted: 08-30-2017
Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Reports To: Director of Nursing


SUMMARY
Responsible for the provision of nursing care for Campus residents pursuant to resident care plans and
physician orders. With aid of registered nurse, monitors nursing assistants and health service aides.
Complies with nursing standards, federal/state nursing regulations and the policies and procedures of
Asbury Retirement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collects data and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in the evaluation of the health status of residents and addresses changes to patient/resident conditions.
  • Collaborates in the development and implementation of an interim plan of nursing care.
  • Provides and documents observations and delivery of care according to established guidelines.
  • Accurately transcribes and implements authorized healthcare professional’s orders.
  • Accurately administers and documents medications and treatments.
  • Advocates for residents.
  • Participates in the evaluation of resident responses to interventions.
  • Communicates and collaborates with other health care professionals.
  • Provides and documents resident/family education.
  • Participates in development of policies, procedures, and systems to support resident care and safety.
  • Responds appropriately to emergencies and protects residents and staff from accident/injury by following safety procedures.
  • Maintains environment of care in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Monitors health service aides/nursing assistants to ensure that proper care and services are provided to residents and responds to problems in resident care accordingly.
  • Responds to staff concerns and personnel emergencies in accordance with Asbury Retirement policies.
  • Reports discrepancies to nurse leaders.
  • Assists with orientation and ongoing mentoring of peers
  • Other duties as assigned by the DON, ADON, or the nurse leader.
  • Our five core values compassion, honesty, integrity, respect and passion must be incorporated into the daily job functions.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

Education and/or Experience
  • Working knowledge of nursing regulations governing long-term care.
  • Able to work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to learn and use current technology.

Computer Skills
  • PC proficient (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
  • Current license as LPN in the state of Illinois/Indiana in good standing with the Department of Professional Regulations.
  • Certification in CPR.
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