Licensed Practical Nursec (LPN) - PRN (BM#379)

  • 13801 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Join our caring and compassionate team that make up the fabric of our community. As part of the Quaker values Broadmead appreciates the contribution of every individual employee. To reflect this, Broadmead offers competitive wages and generous benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid leave, and retirement plans.

Job Description

There are PRN positions

Must work 2 shifts per month, 1 shift must be a week-end shift, 1 summer holiday and 1 winter holiday - extra shifts when available (refer to PRN Guidelienes)

Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, incumbent provides delegated resident-centered tasks and assists with shift routines. The Licensed Practical Nurse performs various care activities and related services essential to caring for personal needs and comfort of residents. The licensed Practical Nurse must be able to care for adult and geriatric patients. The functions may not exceed the standards of practice as accorded by licensure.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides safe, direct physical care of the resident.

  • Maintains a clean, safe and orderly resident environment by keeping the area clean and disposing of soiled, contaminated items.

  • Reports malfunctioning, broken or hazardous equipment to the supervisor.

  • Observes policies and procedures as demonstrated through performance of procedure and tasks.

  • Conducts and document a thorough assessment of each resident’s medical status upon admission and throughout the resident’s course of treatment.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned resident.

  • Completes required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Oversees care delivery by Geriatric Nursing Assistants.

  • Attends and/or participates in interdisciplinary plan of care meetings regarding resident progress, problems and needs.

  • Acts in compliance with Broadmead’s standards and guidelines.

  • Assesses continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of standards of nursing care and emergency protocols.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacy policies and procedures and medication administration.

  • General knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Completion of an approved course of practical or vocational nursing study

  • Valid license as license practical nurse in Maryland

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Additional Information

Accountabilities:

  • Ensures optimal clinical care for residents through carefully following nursing procedures and instructions from supervisory staff.
  • Ensures continuity of care for residents by providing medical evaluations and emergency service to those residents in clusters when outpatient staff or RN is unavailable.
  • Performs all duties as detailed in this position description in a professional and competent manner.
  • Ensures that all required in-services are completed on an annual basis as detailed in the Policy and Procedure manual and as required by Licensing and Certification regulations.
  • Satisfactorily completes all competencies testing as required.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day

  • Must be able to speak English in an understandable manner

  • Must be able to cope with interruptions, be flexible and a team player

  • Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable those senses to function adequately so that the requirements of the position can be fully met

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Dependability and Initiative Expectations

  • Reports to work each day on time and as scheduled.

  • Participates in appropriate in-service education, meeting State in-service requirements.

  • Actively participates in required meetings, arriving on time unless prior arrangements have been made.

  • Takes initiative in performing job as evidenced by offering new ideas solutions, informing supervisor of potential problems/hazards, using time, equipment, and supplies efficiently, assuming extra duties willingly, and participating in educational programs to keep abreast of new developments, procedures, and technologies.

  • Complies with organization’s policies and procedures.

Customer Service Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by the CSI (Customer Service Initiative) guidelines as outlined in the CSI Training Program.

Corporate Compliance Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by the Standard of Community Excellence during my employment at Broadmead.

  • Responsible for reporting any alleged or suspected violation of the Standards of Community Excellence.

  • Adheres to the Organizations Policies and Procedures covering Privacy and Security in Compliance with HIPAA regulations.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

 The Level of access to residents’ medical information will be determined based on the duties of their job and the employees will be trained on appropriate security levels.