LPN

BrightSpring Health Services

Our Company

ResCare Community Living

Overview

Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Duties include providing routine care, general observation of client’s health status, assists the RN and physician in treatments and communicating with clients and their families/guardians. Reports changes in condition and/or additional client needs to supervisor.

Responsibilities

Communicates health/nursing needs and/or recommendations to RN supervisor

Coordinates admissions, discharges, and follow-up as needed

Assists in medical/health appointments as needed

Ensures the provision of nursing/health services under the direction of the RN and as ordered by the physician, provides direct care as outlined in the Service Plan/Nursing Care Plan

Takes and records vital signs, weights, wound measurements, etc. Identifies trends outside of parameters, or in need of attention and communicates to RN/physician

Reports pertinent information and changes in individual health status to attending physician/health professionals and to the Team as needed in a timely manner

Ensures the provision of needed adaptive equipment

Medication Administration:

Administers medications, verifying the correct medications are administered (per the six “rights” of medication administration), and that client’s response to medications is noted and documented along with any noted side effects

Works closely with home/facility/pharmacy staff in consulting on psychotropic medications, side effects, and medication reviews

Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by physician. Dispose of unused medication per policy

Assures that monthly Medication Administration Records (MAR’s) are accurately transcribed in each individual’s record

Checks the medication cabinet on a weekly basis to ensure medications are administered as ordered, appropriately documented on the MAR, and that missed medications are documented, and required follow-up occurs

Returns completed med cards at the end of each month, along with expired and unused medications as applicable

Checks program/service areas on a frequent but not less than a monthly basis to ensure the necessary medical/nursing/medication supplies are available and in ample supply

Reports client illness, potential communicable diseases or infections and works closely with RN, direct care staff, other programmatic and health care professionals, and family in maintaining a safe environment for clients and staff. Implements isolation precautions as needed

Ensures health status, care and services are documented accurately and timely per company and state requirements

Provides supervision and education for non-licensed staff in the provision of care and services and reports any changes

Complete a quarterly nursing evaluation/review of body systems on assigned individuals per program requirements. Refer to physician any assessment findings needing further review.

Ensures incidents are recorded, the individual is safe, receives required medical care, communicates to RN, operations leadership timely

Participates in clinics completed at the operation with PCP, psych, etc. as assigned. Participate in on-call duties to ensure weekend and after-hours access to clinicians by staff and individuals served (participates in on-call rotation as assigned)

Participates in quarterly quality improvement activities, weekly team/staff meetings and Interdisciplinary Team meetings (IDT/PDP) Transcribes physician phone orders and other medically related reports

Work hours may vary – weekends and evening shifts/visits may be required

Qualifications

Education: Completion of a state approved training program (e.g., diploma, associate’s degree, etc per state requirement)

Qualifications:

Must be a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN or LVN, per state licensure requirements) in good standing

CPR certification

Must have at least 6 months of direct nursing experience

Experience in providing services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities, or related disorders preferred

Valid driver’s license, with a satisfactory driving record, as defined by ResCare’s vehicle policy

Must have the ability to use a computer utilizing company documentation systems

Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company

About our Line of Business

ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visitwww.rescarecommunityliving.com. Follow us on Facebook andLinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/rescare-community-living/) .

Salary Range

USD $25.50 – $26.10 / Hour

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Job LocationsUS-OH-TOLEDO

ID 2024-142811

Line of Business ResCare Community Living

Position Type Full-Time

Pay Min USD $25.50/Hr.

Pay Max USD $26.10/Hr.