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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Tandym Group
Location: Danville
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

A health services network in Virginia is currently seeking a new -Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for a promising opportunity at one of their facilities in Danville. In this role, the -Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN will be responsible for providing general nursing services to individuals receiving 24 hour Residential Services. - Responsibilities: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will:

  • Serve as the primary on site medical contact for an assigned group of individuals
  • Gather data and assist with the comprehensive medical assessment for the development of individual support plans
  • Provide ongoing assessment of the individual's symptoms and their response to daily treatments
  • Administer medications, as needed
  • Monitor medical and nursing care plans.
  • Provide individual direct care including but not limited to: bathing, dressing, feeding, toothbrushing, and toileting
  • Assist with the development of medical policies and procedures.
  • Check in medications each week as they arrive from the pharmacy and verifies incoming medications are accurate according to current Physician orders
  • Schedule and transport individuals to medical appointments
  • Maintain an accurate, up-to-date, orderly Medication Administration Bool
  • Perform other duties, as needed Qualifications:
    • 1+ year of Nursing experience
    • Completion of a Practical Nursing program
    • VA Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    • Thorough understanding of Medications, their effects and potential side effects.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Medication Administration and Recording procedures.
    • Thorough understanding of universal precautions and exposure control procedures.
    • Thorough knowledge of approved Medical abbreviations.
    • Computer savvy
    • Great interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Highly organized Desired Skills:
      • Experience working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities
      • Working experience in the Nursing field

Keywords: Tandym Group, Danville , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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