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Unit Care Coordinator (Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN)

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
This is a management position which includes being on call every 4 weeks.

Position Summary:

The LPN Unit Care Coordinator is responsible for supervising, implementing, coordinating, and managing patient care through interpersonal contact with patients, families, nursing staff, and others on his/her respective unit in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

Attended an accredited LPN program

Currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) license in good standing throughout employment.

One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred

CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements:

Advanced knowledge in field of practice

Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Effectively direct the daily functions of unit nurses and CNAs to provide leadership on the floor

Chart appropriately, accurately, and in a timely manner

Provide, manage, and coordinate patient care and services through interpersonal contact which allows patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well being

Accurately prepare and administer medication as ordered by a physician

Respond in a leadership capacity to emergency situations related to patient and staff safety

Coordinate patient care plans and services with RN

Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Assist in the evacuation of patients

Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706763136-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Westside Village Nursing Center
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent