ResCare Inc. LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN/LICENSED VOCATIONAL NUR in Keyser, West Virginia
Requisition: 2020-16198LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN/LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSEJob LocationsUS-WV-KEYSERID 2020-16198 Position Type Full-Time Line of Business ResCare Community Living Our CompanyOverviewWorks under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Duties include providing routine care, general observation of clientis 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. ResponsibilitiesCommunicates health/nursing needs and/or recommendations to RN supervisorCoordinates admissions, discharges, and follow-up as neededAssists in medical/health appointments as neededEnsures 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 PlanTakes and records vital signs, weights, wound measurements, etc. Identifies trends outside of parameters, or in need of attention and communicates to RN/physicianReports pertinent information and changes in individual health status to attending physician/health professionals and to the Team as needed in a timely mannerEnsures the provision of needed adaptive equipmentMedication Administration:Administers medications, verifying the correct medications are administered (per the six irightsi of medication administration), and that clientis response to medications is noted and documented along with any noted side effectsWorks closely with home/facility/pharmacy staff in consulting on psychotropic medications, side effects, and medication reviewsOrders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by physician. Dispose of unused medication per policyAssures that monthly Medication Administration Records (MARis) are accurately transcribed in each individualis recordChecks 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 occursReturns completed med cards at the end of each month, along with expired and unused medications as applicableChecks 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 supplyReports 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 neededEnsures health status, care and services are documented accurately and timely per company and state requirementsProvides supervision and education for non-licensed staff in the provision of care and services and reports any changesComplete 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 timelyParticipates in clinics completed at the operation with PCP, psych, etc. as assigned.Participate in on-call duties to ensure weekend... For full info follow application link.Res-Care, Inc., dba BrightSpring Health Services (iResCarei), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.