Posted 6 days ago

LPN Part-Time Evening & Night Shift

Company: Park Place of Elmhurst
Category: Healthcare

 Elmhurst

Type: Part Time

Park Place of Elmhurst is looking for LPNs for the evening and night shift, shifts available: 3pm-11:30pm or 11pm-7:30am. Must be eligible to work two holidays a year and two weekends a month. Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to provide direct nursing care to the clients and manage the day-to-day activities performed by the Certified Nursing Assistants working as a team.
  • Ensures that client needs are met within professional standards of practice according to physician orders.
  • Administers medications and treatments according to physician orders.
  • Assists clients in meeting their goals through assessment and monitoring of clients care needs and interaction with the interdisciplinary team including the physician.
  • Provides education and guidance to clients and their families on disease process and management.
  • Manage the CNAs in accordance with current rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures established by PLS.
  • Document in nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided for the resident, as well as the resident’s response to care.
  • Identify the resident before administering any medication or treatment.
  • Ensure adequate medical supplies are available to meet the medical needs of the patients. Report the needs to the Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.
  • Provide direction and leadership to the CNA staff.
  • Receive and review nursing report at the beginning of the shift and compile nursing report at the end of the shift.
  • Asses the residents change in medical condition to the proper authority at that time.
  • Ensure the care given is in accordance with federal and state regulations, as well as the resident’s wishes.
  • Monitor vital signs in accordance with the resident’s treatment plan.