Good Samaritan Society Charge Nurse - LPN in Davenport, Iowa

Charge Nurse - LPN

Location: 2370 - GSS Davenport

Address:

700 Waverly Rd

Davenport, Iowa, 52804-4300

United States

Employment Type: Part-Time

Hourly: 0.00 - 0.00

Shift: Day

Job Description

Responsible to perform the following according to Good Samaritan mission, location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.

• Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents in pertinent area. Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and regulations. Updates plan of care when needed. • Observes and documents observations and care given to residents. Uses the EMR accurately. Assures physicians are notified and orders are processed. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights. Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition changes etc. • Handles linens properly and disposes of soiled linens, clothing or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Uses standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines, washes hands between resident cares. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful. Licensure for state of practice is required; current CPR certification or ability to become certified in CPR within 180 days of hire.

Knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status.