Georgia Employer LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIE in Cartersville, Georgia
The LPN will work in a Developmental Disability Group Home. Monitor resident's medical needs weekly, Monitor daily needs closely for aspiration, skin integrity, constipation, nutrition, etc. Monitor resident's appointments, Medical Report Forms, Medication Administration Records. Administer medications following the 8 rights of medication administration. Monitor for any signs and symptoms of adverse reactions to medications and notify MD if any adverse reaction is noted .Complete nursing assessments including bowel management, vital signs, neurological assessment, respiratory, monitor for any seizure activity and document accordingly. Documentation according to Medicaid/ERR guidelines. Assist and monitor HST staff with use of adaptive equipment and turn/repositioning. Transcribe doctor orders and monitor MAR's for accuracy. Minimize medication errors. Assist in the preparation of meals following the weekly menu. Follow any special diet requirements (pureed, ground, thickened liquids, Assist individuals with goals and make sure goals are completed. Make sure staffs are using proper lifting techniques such as Sure Hands Lift, two person lift, pivot transfer, proper body mechanics for safety .Complete incident reports as indicated and inform nurse manager Become proficient in Electronic Health Records computer system.Candidates must have a valid Georgia LPN License, At least 1yr. experience with Developmental Disabilities or similar individuals. Clean Driving record, must be able to pass intensive criminal background check and drug screeningWe require a complete application packet to process for any open position we may have. Please visit our website at www.healthcare-staffing.com to view our open positions and apply through our website. You will be instructed to create an account to place your application. (Please keep up with your user name and password). Please make sure you periodically check your account for emails or updates from us. Also, emails will go to your regular email that you list on your application. The emails will be coming from butler @myworkday.com to your personal email account. (please add to your email to accept emails from this user). You will be receiving a validation email once you create account. Please make sure you look for this email so that you will be able to access your account. It will also be sent by the above email address. If you do not do this, you will not be able to get back into the account you set up. Please keep checking in your portal for tasks that will be sent to you to complete.