LPN FT Dayroom
Posted on: July 11, 2019
Under clinical supervision, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
performs assigned nursing procedures and provides general nursing
care to participants, in accordance with InnovAge policies and all
Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities
Functional Category: Participant Care
Estimated Percent of time Spent - 100%
Provides general nursing care which includes the supervision or
administration of prescribed medications and treatments in
accordance with nursing standards.
Furnishes services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive
procedures as assigned per the plan of care, in accordance with
agency policies and applicable regulations
Performs treatment(s) per policies and procedures.
Implements the orders written by primary care and nursing orders
Performs phlebotomy functions when necessary
Instructs participants and family regarding medications and
treatment instructions and ensures understanding of given
Observes, records, and reports participant's condition and reaction
to drugs and treatments to physicians.
Signs off on orders, and explains orders and instructions to
appropriate personnel, implements orders written by primary care
and nursing when necessary.
Administers vaccinations and TB testing, documents and records
results test administration and results appropriately.
Prepares clinical and progress notes and completes assigned audits
and performs electronic or written documentation.
Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and
registered nurse reactions to treatments, including drugs and
changes in the client's physical or emotional condition.
Accepts, writes and executes orders; orders are cosigned by RN.
Assures that the client/family is involved in implementing the plan
Assists in reviewing, collaborating and updating the client plan of
care as appropriate.
Participates in peer review and QM activities as assigned.
Participates in utilization review of medical records as
Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and
accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
Perform Medication Nurse function
Reviews and audits Medication Administration Records to ensure data
is current with orders within the electronic medical records
resolves errors and communicates corrections with the Pharmacy
Participates within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation
of Plans of Care for InnovAge PACE program participants, as well as
in other interdisciplinary team settings that plan, coordinate and
monitor the care of InnovAge PACE program participants.
Additional work functions and duties may be assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
High School Diploma or GED required
Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation
Current State Issued Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license
Current CPR card or the ability to obtain a CPR card.
Work Experience and Qualifications
A minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or
Work Experience and Qualifications
One to three years of experience as an LPN in a clinic or long term
care setting with geriatrics experience
Knowledge of medications used in the treatment of geriatrics
Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required
Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft
Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios,
and proportions to practical situations.
Able to analyze data and statistics and draw reasonable conclusions
and compile accurate reports.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations and other
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and
tactfully present information to, and communicate with, co-workers,
employees, and others.
Possess exceptional English written and verbal communication
skills, including accurate grammar and business correspondence
Ability to read and write memos, reports, and correspondence that
conform to prescribed style and format.
Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working
Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, proactive, self-motivated,
dependable, and driven by excellence.
Even-tempered and able to balance multiple tasks in accordance with
changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of
diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
InnovAge Service Standards Requirements
Safety- Maintains a safe work place. Reports all unsafe work
conditions to supervisor and/or Safety & Loss Control Manager and
works in conjunction with supervisor, Safety & Loss Control
Manager, and staff to correct unsafe work conditions. Follows and
enforces all safety policies.
Commitment - Commits to his/her job and to the success of the
company. Continuously puts forth the effort to achieve goals and
continuous quality improvement. Degree to which employee goes the
extra step to ensure job/task completion. Takes initiative to offer
ideas to improve processes or results.
Cooperativeness - Consistently supports management decisions as
demonstrated by his/her actions. Demonstrates a "can do" attitude
by responding positively to instructions. Follows instructions and
works harmoniously with others to complete the job or task.
Attendance - Meets or exceeds punctuality and attendance
expectations/requirements. Faithfully reports to work and conforms
to scheduled work hours. When necessitated, follows call-in
procedures and informs others of absences.
Customer Service - Embraces the organization's commitment to
internal and external customer service and demonstrates a
customer-centric approach when interacting with co-workers,
participants, clients, and all other business contacts.
Confidentiality - Maintains confidentiality of employee,
participant, and client data/information, and any other sensitive
organization information as appropriate.
Adherence to Company Policy - Follows and enforces guidelines as
established by policies. Conforms to company and job standards and
requirements. Shows respect for others. Acts in the best interests
of the company at all times. Serves as an example for others.
Conducts business in an ethical fashion.
Reliability - Completes responsibilities with minimal direct
supervision. Follows through with assigned jobs and tasks all the
way through completion. Puts forth the effort to achieve goals and
objectives under varying circumstances.
Alignment with Company Goals & Objectives - Supports the
organization's mission, vision, and values and holding
self-accountable for applying these principles daily and personally
living them when working with co-workers, participants, clients,
and all other business contacts.
Quantity of Work / Productivity - Produces at a high volume. Always
puts forth the effort to maximize productivity. Meets or exceeds
established work deadlines. Engages in a productive work effort
whenever possible. Meets goals and objectives.
Quality of Work - Produces work that is accurate and reliable.
Accomplishes work quickly and efficiently. Works in a thorough and
organized manner while minimizing down time. Results are
consistently within acceptable quality standards.
Job Knowledge - Demonstrates a thorough understanding of his/her
job processes and procedures. Integrates knowledge to efficiently
accomplish job requirements. Efficiently uses resources (including
staff and management) to obtain additional knowledge.
Communication - Exhibits good interpersonal skills. Develops and
fosters professional relationships with co-workers, participants,
clients, and vendors. Keeps others informed as directed by
operational demands and need-to-know. Keeps self informed of
announcement made via established company venues
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