Posted 1 month ago

Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Woodridge Interventions
Category: Healthcare

 Woodridge

Type: Full Time

Woodridge Interventions has an immediate opening for a Licensed Practical Nurse. As an LPN you will assist clients and must have excellent judgement. In addition to assessing patient health problems and needs throughout treatment, you will be responsible for developing and implementing nursing care plans, maintenance of medical records and providing top notch customer service. Below lists the responsibilities of the position. Full details is HERE.

  • Under the supervision of and in collaboration with an appropriate medical staff member (i.e. physician or registered nurse), assists with the medical treatment of clients by ensuring the components of the nursing process are effectively applied. Designated as the Responsible Health Authority.
  • Designates appropriate client referrals to the contracted physician(s) and other medical agencies or practitioners.
  • Administers physician prescribed medications and vaccines.
  • Controls and maintains adequate inventory of medications and medical supplies.
  • Responds to all medical emergencies, provides first aid and periodically works “on-call” shifts to provide emergency assistance as needed.
  • Maintains all medical documentation, medical history, and file on each client and abides by HIPAA compliance rules and regulations.
  • Actively participates in nursing related performance improvement activities.
  • Participates in health training of clients to include hygiene, nutrition, and diet.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
  • Coordinates with community service agencies, as required, to ensure routine and emergency medical care for clients and staff members.
  • Promotes good health habits, hygiene, and nutrition with all clients.
  • Evaluates continuously the quality of medical care for the clients.
  • Ensures medical services department complies with all licensing and regulatory statues.