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LPN (Weekends)

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

Perform initial nursing assessment for clients within 24 hours of admission in accordance with established program policies and state regulations.

Arrange appropriate appointments with Health Care Providers to secure complete physical examinations, as well as required additional health screenings and supplemental tests.

Administer medications, as well supervise the self-administered medications, where appropriate and allowed by regulation.

Maintain adequate inventory of medical supplies and accurate records of same in compliance with governing regulations and agency policy.

Counsel clients on nutrition, health care, self-care, symptom management, etc.

Ensure that clients have appropriate medical coverage to guarantee safety, adequate care, and provider compliance for payment.

Ensure proper storage of supplies as required by regulation.

Assist in the facilitation of special events, including, but not limited to: staff training, staff retreat, workshops and facility events.

Develop and implement health seminars, including, but not limited to HIV/AIDS, nutrition, medication education, infectious diseases, mental health, etc.
Participate in treatment/multidisciplinary team meetings, as directed.

Implement and assure adherence to infection control policies and practices.

Provide education for clients regarding health, nutrition, safety, and medication compliance.

Maintain LPN license with good standing.

Other related duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager or designee.

Other Information/Requirements: 

Education/Training: Graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing. Must have a good standing license (LPN) valid in the state in which clinical will practice. Must also possess current CPR Certification.

Experience: We welcome new graduates and newly licensed LPNs to apply for positions on our team. Must be licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.

Contact Information
Organization Name: 
Gaudenzia, Inc.
City: 
Philadelphia
State List: 
Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code: 
19123
Internal Info
Business Phone: 
610.239.9600