BrightSpring Health Services

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Job Locations US-NJ-TRENTON
ID
2020-7000
Position Type
Full-Time
Line of Business
ResCare Residential Services

Our Line of Business

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Overview

Join a team of passionate and caring clinicians who make a difference in people's lives.  Our nursing group focuses on compassion and meeting the needs of our clients in a variety of settings such as Home Health, Hospice, Residential and Private Duty.  If your passion is outstanding patient care coupled with a desire to help others live their best life, then come work for us. Apply today!

Responsibilities

  • Provide 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independence
  • Monitoring clients vital statistics and reporting abnormal findings to the case manager and physician assessments
  • Administration of medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care and provided assessments of results
  • Complete routines as established by other care professionals such as Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapists
  • Insure infection control policies are maintained at all times, reports possible communicable diseases or infections and insures the overall implementation and practice of infection control procedures are implemented
  • Accurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians as well as documenting the progress and outcomes for established goals and informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
  • Ordering supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all times
  • Ensures all patient needs are being met in accordance with the instructions of the physician.
  • Monitors incidents involving individuals. Ensures incident reports are completed timely, accurately, and case managers are informed; examines the individual following the incident
  • Ensuring all medical equipment is maintained and report faulty equipment to Durable Medical Equipment for repair
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Proof of current license as an Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse in good standing from the state(s) of practice
  • Current Cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification
  • Ability to work in a home-like setting
  • Be able to bend stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
  • Able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of individual service plans, including understanding of client rights and health needs
  • Must have completed post secondary coursework to facilitate licensure as an Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse

About our Line of Business

ResCare Residential Services has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability.  Our community living services are provided with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: community living, adult host homes for individuals regardless of disability, behavioral/mental health support, in-home pharmacy solutions, telecare and remote support, supported employment and training programs, foster care and day programs. Our affiliates include Brightway Community Living and A Place To Call Home, among others.  For more information, please visit www.rescare.com/residential-services.

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