Jonesboro Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
  • All Shifts Available
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Jonesboro, IL

The Licensed Practical Nurse is a member of the health care team who contributes to the implementation of the nursing process by providing care to resident in non-complex situations and assisting in the care of resident who are extremely ill.

Qualifications:

  1. Be of legal working age
  2. Be able to read and follow written directions
  3. Be able to communicate with residents and co-workers in English
  4. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  5. Work overtime is necessary
  6. Must possess a general knowledge and understanding of state and federal laws as they pertain to long term care
  7. Graduate from an accredited LPN program
  8. Current license in good standing in the state in which the facility is located

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Assessments
    1. Assist in the complete ion of the nursing admission assessment on admission or assigned residents
    2. Utilizes the admission assessment for information in caring for each resident as assigned
    3. Makes appropriate situation decisions with information received from assessments
    4. Participates in the identification of problems on assigned residents
  2. Planning
    1. Assists in developing an interdisciplinary and nursing care plan on each assigned admission based on nursing assessments and identification of nursing problems.
    2. Reviews physician orders on assigned residents prior to care
    3. Encourages participation of residents/families in plans of care
  3. Implementation
    1. Executes procedures consistent with interdisciplinary nursing care plans, the regulatory manual and the Petersen Health Care Policy and Procedures Manuals that are within the sco