Kettering Medical Center Greene Oaks-LPN in Xenia, Ohio
Description LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - GREENE OAKS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY - LPN
Kettering Medical Center seeks to hire a LPN who will embrace our mission to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve through health care and education. KETTERING HEALTH NETWORK AT A GLANCE Taking pride in our Sacred Work, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for our patients and their families. We strive to improve the quality of life of those in our community. Located in southwest Ohio, Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals, nine emergency departments and 120 outpatient facilities
Greene Oaks provides skilled, rehab and long term care services for our community. We have a specialized alzheimer’s unit. We are able to provide continuity of care from hospital to facility to home. We are resident focused and enjoy serving our community
Full-Time and Part-Time 6:00 pm – 6:00 am alternate weekend & holidays
JOB SUMMARY: Providing primary care to residents in coordination with medical direction and supervision of residents’ attending physician or Medical Director of the facility, with an emphasis on assessment, illness prevention and health care management. Assist with modifying treatment regimen to meet the physical and psychological needs of resident, in accordance with established medical practices and the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of the facility. Oversee nursing staff in the absence of Nursing Administration team. Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Kettering Health Network’s core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.
Provides direct patient care within the scope of the State Nurse Practice Act. Turns paperwork in daily.
Implements plan of care initiated by the RN.
Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.
Updates medication profile as needed.
Assesses and provides patient/caregiver education and information pertinent to disease process, self-care techniques, health promotion and disease prevention.
Reports any changes in patient’s condition to the RN/Physician with reports documented in the clinical record and implements physician’s new orders.
Performs drug regimen review at every visit.
Participates in coordination of care reporting the identified needs for other disciplines to the RN.
Performs IV procedures, administers IV fluids and medications per policy and procedures.
Educates patient/care giver in administering of medication, including infection control.
Maintains and orders effectively adequate supplies and stores correctly.
Follows infection control guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing per policy, uses correct bag technique, disposal of hazardous waste according to policy and follows safety regulations.
Adheres to agency policies and procedures.
Attend mandatory meetings, training sessions, in-services and team meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the LPN opportunity with Kettering Health Network and apply online today.
Requirements EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: State of Ohio Licensed Practical Nurse License and CPR
Requisition Number: G15-1956
Title: Greene Oaks-LPN
Department: INTERMEDIATE CARE - 312674
Location: Greene Oaks
Shift: 12-Hour Shift Nights
Job Status: Resource/Pool