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Home Services Licensed Practical Nurse in 4000 Village View Dr, Gainesville GA 30506 at Acts Retirement-Life Communities

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join our team at Acts Retirement-Life Communities! Acts has been setting the standard for excellence in senior retirement living since 1972, with a vision founded in faith and guided by a commitment to integrity and loving kindness.

Summary Statement:

Performs nursing care as assigned by and under the direction of a registered nurse who provides on-site supervision, as needed.

Essential Job Functions: 
 

  1. Provides care in accordance with state regulations.
  2. Med management, obtain and verify physician orders, coordinate refills and delivery of medications to clients. Refill medication planners as needed. 
  3. Schedules and conducts Supervisory visits.
  4. Carries out nursing skills contributing to treatment and rehabilitation as directed by physician.
  5. Records in the clinical record and reports to the home services supervisor/RN any changes in the client’s condition.
  6. Prepares and records all other clinical documentation.
  7. Provides care to the client as specified in the Plan of Care.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Critical Skills and Knowledge Necessary:

•  Physical assessment skills
•  Knowledge of nursing principles
•  Maintains an active CPR certification at all times
•  Excellent oral and written communication skills

The critical skills and knowledge required to successfully perform the functions of the position are normally obtained thru the graduation of a state approved Licensed Practical Nurse Program, a current state Licensed Practical Nurse license, and a minimum of one year experience. On the job training of ..................will be required to learn [example: the specific computer programs and company procedures].

Physical Demands:

•  Lifting 50 pounds occasionally and carrying 10 pounds frequently for long distances - for weights greater than 50 pounds, assistance from co-worker or use of lifting device is required
•  Sitting and walking short or long distances frequently and occasional standing
•  Driving occasionally
•  Pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds occasionally
•  Reaching below knees to above shoulders occasionally
•  Bending and squatting occasionally
•  Simple grasping, fine manipulation and writing frequently
•  Talking and hearing, in person and on telephone
•  Clear speaking voice
•  Near acuity, far acuity and color vision

Environmental Conditions:

•  Inside
•  Hazards - bloodborne pathogens and infectious diseases
•  Exposure to outside weather conditions when traveling

Hours of Operation:

• Variable depending on case needs

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