Household units provide long-term care for patients. Households are comprised of six units with 14 private bedrooms in each. HH are equipped with a fireplace; central kitchen and dining area with a private chef who comes in daily, to ensure that residents can eat breakfast and lunch according to their personal preferences; den with books and a large-screen television; and a washer and dryer so that staff can wash residents' clothing separately. Staff members in HH must be compassionate, motivated and dedicated to helping others in need.
Under the supervision of the ADN/Nurse Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse utilizes a general understanding of the principles of nursing and basic physical assessment skills in the development of and implementation of individualized nursing care plans to ensure that the needs of the residents are met; assists in the orientation of the supervision of nursing personnel; and attends to the daily operations of the unit on a per shift, unit level, and assumes responsibilities of a leadership role as needed.
Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field; Less than 1 year experience; American Heart Association CPR Certification; License for Practical Nursing; Basic computer skills; Synquest; IV Pump; Phillips Monitoring System; Accucheck; EKG Machine; Specialty Bed Operation; Demonstrates the ability to follow verbal instructions; Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively verbally; Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in writing.