Capital Senior Living Corp

Memory Care LPN/LVN

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Job Description

Nursing Care Functions:
1. Conduct the daily nursing functions in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long term care facility
2. Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures including the safety programs as established by CSL
3. Admit, transfer, and discharge residents with documentation regarding care and service provided
4. Participation in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facility
5. Make regular rounds with health care providers
6. Utilize nursing personnel qualifications according to the resident’s care plan, wishes, and health care provider orders
7. Complete daily clinical and environmental rounds to evaluate resident care being provided and report significant events
8. Meet and resolve issues with residents and/or family members. Report significant concerns/issue to supervisor and/or administration
9. Participate in facility surveys (inspections) as requested
10. May be responsible for clinical programs as directed (ie. Dementia, wound care, quality assurance, infection control, admissions, etc.)

Communication/Documentation Functions:
1. Assist with completing an initial assessment and develop interim care plan
2. Update, review, and transcribe the care plan that identifies the goals, problems, approaches, and revisions based on nursing needs and new health care provider orders
3. Communicate with health care providers to review treatment plans, complete orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policies
4. Review the resident’s medical record for specific treatment plans, complete orders, progress notes, etc. in accordance with established policies
5. Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the health care provider, and in accordance with our established procedures
6. Communicate the department’s policies and procedures to personnel, residents, and visitors
7. Communicate with written (24 hour report) and oral reports/recommendations concerning any changes in resident condition and other activities of your shift to nursing management
8. Fill out and complete accident/incident reports involving residents or staff and submit to Director of Nursing
9. Complete and file assessments and all other medical record documentation as required to provide care services
10. Provide resident and family information for care conferences or other meetings
11. Report all discrepancies noted concerning physician’s orders, diet change, charting error, etc. to the supervisor
12. Complete clinically accurate documentation according to policy
13. Review the resident medical documentation and progress notes to determine if the care plan is being followed. Report any concerns to your supervisor
14. Inform nursing personnel of new admissions and the resident’s care needs. Ensure that rooms are ready for admissions. Greet newly admitted residents upon admission
15. Notify resident’s attending health care practitioner and family when there is a change in the resident’s condition
16. Meet with your assigned support personnel (Housekeeping, Dining Services, Caregivers, Activities, etc.) to plan the shift’s services, programs, and activities and monitor tasks are completed as directed
17. Coordinate services with other members of the team to ensure that the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained
18. Assist in arranging transportation for residents and other third party services

Assist Care Aide Staff Functions:
1. Support Care Aide Staff by assisting with resident’s activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living, including bathing, hair care, nail care, oral care, delivering food, laundry, feeding, escorting, toileting, transferring, and basic preventative skin care; when requested
2. Practice proper body mechanics when lifting, utilize use of gait belt and follow safety guidelines according to CSL policies and procedures
Medication Administration Functions:
1. Prepare and administer medications ordered by the health care provider
2. Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents. Report needs to supervisor
3. Review medication administration record for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of health care provider’s order. Report concerns to supervisor
4. Dispose of drugs and narcotics as required, and in accordance with established procedures

Personnel Functions:
1. Assist with adjusting the staffing needs of the nursing service department necessary to meet the total nursing needs of the residents
2. Assist to develop work assignments, schedule duty hours, and assist and supervise nursing aide staff to ensure that all personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards
3. Assist in staff development. Formally and informally monitor performance of personnel and ensure adjustments/corrections are made by using coaching, counseling, and discipline methods
4. Work with the Director of Nursing to resolve staff performance issues including those that may lead to termination
5. Review complaints and grievances, complete investigations, and work with the Director of Nursing for a plan of action and resolution
6. Participate in the planning, conducting and scheduling of timely in service and orientation training classes that meet state and federal requirements

Safety and Sanitation Functions:
1. Supply and make available protective equipment for staff
2. Maintain nursing service work areas (ie. Nurses’ stations, medicine preparation rooms, etc.), resident rooms, and treatment areas in clean and sanitary manner
3. Recommend to the Director of Nursing the equipment and supply needs of the nursing department. Ensure that a stock level of medications, medical supplies, equipment, etc., is maintained on the premise at all times to adequately meet the needs of the resident

Job Summary

Mahomet, Illinois Location
Permanent Job Type
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