Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

GA MedGroup | Gibson, GA, 30810, US
Salary Range:$41,000 – $60,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Description

We are a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce. New Associates must provide proof of vaccination prior to hire date.

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Gibson Health & Rehab

- a place where you'll be valued, recognized and rewarded for the vital work you do each day. We'll surround you with a strong team and leadership that supports every aspect of your life - both inside and outside of our centers. And you'll get to practice your passion in a non-profit, mission-driven organization that's known for the highest level of care in our communities

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Operation of oxygen equipment including turning off and on, changing cylinder heads, cleaning/replacing humidifier and other as necessary.
* Operations of suction machine (oral) including cleaning, selection of appropriate suction catheter and storage.
* Operations and use of manual respirator.
* Location and use of emergency equipment supplies (box and/or crash cart etc.).
* Operation of whirlpool scales, glucose monitoring devices, calibration and cleaning.
* Delivery of medications (setting up, rotating, charting, ordering, giving to patients, etc.).
* Ordering and use of stock drugs.
* Use and delivery of topical treatment application (eye, ear, nose, etc.) and PRN medications.
* Use, delivery and documentation of narcotic medication.
* Receiving drugs from pharmacy in accordance with established procedures.
* Application of sterile dressings.
* Operation and proper use of pressure reduction surfaces.
* Use of oral airway.
* Knowledge of isolation procedures (where to implement etc.).
* Delivery of tube feedings (insertion, flushing, proper amounts etc.).
* Knowledge of procedures and ability to determine Advance Directive status for patients.
* Collection of lab specimens and interpreting results.
* IV implementation and administration.
* Seizure precautions and administration of IV medication during a seizure.
* Provides oversight and direction unlicensed nursing personnel.
* Makes compliance rounds and reporting any pertinent issues.
* Maintains effective lines of communication with attending physicians.
* Assists the Director of Nursing Services to coordinate the care planning/MDS process and committee meetings as necessary.
* Participates in patient screening and selection process as requested.
* Assists the Director of Nursing Services in follow-up on consultant recommendations, i.e., pharmacy, dietary, etc.
* Provides demonstration/education as necessary for nursing assistants to perform job.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* Proficient in using a computer, especially Microsoft Office, Excel and Power Point.
* Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills required
* Effective and professional verbal, and written communication skills
* Communicates well with other associates, patients, family members, and visitors providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude. Responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor, answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Nursing Degree in the state of Georgia from an accredited college or university or is a graduate of an approved LPN program.

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