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Westminster Palms LPN New Shifts Available! in St Augustine, Florida

Description

Westminster St. Augustine is a large upscale Active Living Community and Health Center located in beautiful World Golf Village. We are a church related, not-for-profit community service organization dedicated and committed to providing services for older adults and persons with special needs by creating and administering excellent residential and health care facilities.

This candidate will provide direct nursing care to the residents and supervise day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants in accordance with state and federal standards.

Seeking to fill all shifts: 7AM-3PM, 3PM-11PM and 11PM-7AM

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise CNA's as the charge nurse; ensure that CNA's are following physician orders.

  • Implement resident care based on physician orders. Evaluate care and communicate with doctors for updates of orders (PRN). Complete admission documentation in ECS.

  • Assist with the evaluation of residents for medical needs/changes. Assist with planning resident care based on physician orders. Enter physician orders into ECS.

  • Ensure that residents are receiving their medication based on doctor’s orders/complete medication pass.

  • Maintain the medication cart including audit procedures for PRN medication and controlled medicines as defined by the nursing standards.

  • Perform skin evaluations and skin treatment as required by skin treatment protocols. Monitor blood glucose, temperature, and blood pressure.

  • Assist patients/residents with Activities of Daily Living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, transferring, ambulating, toileting, and other resident needs.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be currently licensed in the State of Florida as a License Practical Nurse.

  • Must be CPR Certified.

  • One year of long term care desirable.

  • Med/Surg, Home Health experience helpful. Also experience working with the handicapped, developmentally disabled, or older adults preferred.

EOE, DFWP – “We honor those who have served.”

Qualifications

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • CPR Certified

  • LPN

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