ACHIEVEMENT-UNLIMITED | COMMUNITY-LIVING-OPTIONS | FRANCES-HOUSE | PINNACLE-OPPORTUNITIES | PIONEER-CONCEPTS  © 2018
Job Description LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE CONSULTANT FULL-TIME LPN; PART-TIME LPN Job Function:  Implementation of medical care and services to residing individuals in accordance with                         state and federal regulations within their licensed scope of practice. Supervises:      No One Reports to:      Administrator Primary Duties: 1. Ensure complete medical and health related care needs of residing individuals as ordered by the primary care physician and all qualified consulting medical professionals is met in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations for licensure and Medicaid Certification. 2. Assist with training for DSP upon hire and as indicated to provide appropriate basic care to residing individuals in accordance with state and federal regulations for licensure and Medicaid Certification. 3. Will retain professional accountability for the outcome of tasks and all nursing care subcomponents of total patient care. 4. Complete data collection and collaborate on residing individual’s health assessments, direct medical care not indicated for authorized DSP staff, review monthly physician orders and lab results, provide concise documentation, follow up and consultation with appropriate oversight of RN, Administrator, appropriate medical professionals, and management staff during routine scheduled and PRN visits to facilities. 5. Provide basic routine medical care and participate in the evaluation of residing individuals’ minor injuries and illnesses PRN. 6. Provide immunizations to residing individuals and staff members. 7. Participate as part of the Community Support Team, Behavior Management Committee, Quality Assurance and Investigative Committees. 8. Perform other duties as requested by Administrator. Qualifications for the Licensed Practical Nurse shall be: Education:              Successful completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program. Substitute for Education: None Experience:  Preferred 2 years of active nursing employment within the past 5 years, with 1 year                      experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities Nursing. Substitute for Experience:  As deemed appropriate. Requirements:   Current Illinois Licensed Practical Nurse License. Maintain a valid Driver’s License. Demonstrate functional 8th Grade literacy through standardized exam Maintain acceptable status under the Healthcare Workers’ Background Check Act. Satisfactory completion of Certified Medication Trainer within 90 days of employment.  Dependable accessibility 24 hours daily. Effective communication and teaching skills. Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move, push and/or pull up to 20 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is required to move frequently and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, or crawl.  The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee must be able to assist in the evacuation of individuals in emergency situations. The employee must possess emotional stability to deal with stressful situations on a regular basis and the ability to deal with illness, death, and dying.
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ACHIEVEMENT-UNLIMITED | COMMUNITY-LIVING-OPTIONS | FRANCES-HOUSE | PINNACLE-OPPORTUNITIES | PIONEER-CONCEPTS  © 2015 .
Job Description LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE CONSULTANT FULL-TIME LPN; PART-TIME LPN Job Function:  Implementation of medical care and services to residing individuals in accordance with state                         and  federal regulations within their licensed scope of practice. Supervises:      No One Reports to:       Administrator or Director of Nursing Primary Duties: 1. Ensure   complete   medical   and   health   related   care   needs   of   residing   individuals   as   ordered   by   the   primary   care physician   and   all   qualified   consulting   medical   professionals   is   met   in   accordance   with   applicable   state   and   federal regulations for licensure and Medicaid Certification. 2. Assist   with   training   for   DSP   upon   hire   and   as   indicated   to   provide   appropriate   basic   care   to   residing   individuals   in accordance with state and federal regulations for licensure and Medicaid Certification. 3. Will   retain   professional   accountability   for   the   outcome   of   tasks   and   all   nursing   care   subcomponents   of   total   patient care. 4. Complete   residing   individual’s   health   assessments,   direct   medical   care   not   indicated   for   authorized   DSP   staff,   review monthly    physician    orders    and    lab    results,    provide    concise    documentation,    follow    up    and    consultation    with appropriate   oversight   of   RN,   Director   of   Nursing/Administrator,   appropriate   medical   professionals,   and   management staff during routine scheduled and PRN visits to facilities. 5. Provide basic routine medical care and evaluation of residing individuals’ minor injuries and illnesses PRN. 6. Provide immunizations to residing individuals and staff members. 7. Participate   as   part   of   the   Community   Support   Team,   Behavior   Management   Committee,   Quality   Assurance   and Investigative Committees. 8. Perform other duties as requested by Administrator. Qualifications for the Licensed Practical Nurse shall be: Education:    Successful completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program. Substitute for Education:   None Experience:  Preferred 2 years of active nursing employment within the past 5 years, with 1 year experience in the                      field of Developmental Disabilities Nursing. Substitute for Experience:  As deemed appropriate. Requirements:  Current Illinois Licensed Practical Nurse License.                                                   Maintain a valid Driver’s License.                          Demonstrate functional 8 th  Grade literacy through standardized exam                                                   Maintain acceptable status under the Healthcare Workers’ Background Check Act.                           Satisfactory completion of Certified Medication Trainer within 90 days of employment.                           Dependable accessibility 24 hours daily.                           Effective communication and teaching skills. Physical Demands:  The   physical   demands   described   here   are   representative   of   those   that   must   be   met   by   an   employee   to successfully   perform   the   essential   functions   of   this   job.      Reasonable   accommodations   may   be   made   to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The   employee   must   occasionally   lift   and/or   move,   push   and/or   pull   up   to   20   lbs.   Specific   vision abilities   required   by   this   job   include   close   vision,   depth   perception,   and   ability   to   adjust   focus.      While performing   the   duties   of   this   job,   the   employee   is   regularly   required   to   use   hands   to   finger,   handle   or feel;   reach   with   hands   and   arms;   talk   or   hear   and   smell.   The   employee   is   required   to   move   frequently and    occasionally    required    to    stoop,    kneel,    crouch,    climb,    balance,    or    crawl.        The    employee    is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The   employee   must   be   able   to   assist   in   the   evacuation   of   residents   in   emergency   situations.   The employee   must   possess   emotional   stability   to   deal   with   stressful   situations   on   a   regular   basis   and   the ability to deal with illness, death, and dying.
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ACHIEVEMENT-UNLIMITED | COMMUNITY-LIVING-OPTIONS | FRANCES-HOUSE | PINNACLE-OPPORTUNITIES | PIONEER-CONCEPTS  © 2015
Job Description LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE CONSULTANT FULL-TIME LPN; PART-TIME LPN Job Function:  Implementation of medical care and services to residing individuals in accordance with                         state and federal regulations within their licensed scope of practice. Supervises:      No One Reports to:      Administrator Primary Duties: 1. Ensure complete medical and health related care needs of residing individuals as ordered by the primary care physician and all qualified consulting medical professionals is met in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations for licensure and Medicaid Certification. 2. Assist with training for DSP upon hire and as indicated to provide appropriate basic care to residing individuals in accordance with state and federal regulations for licensure and Medicaid Certification. 3. Will retain professional accountability for the outcome of tasks and all nursing care subcomponents of total patient care. 4. Complete data collection and collaborate on residing individual’s health assessments, direct medical care not indicated for authorized DSP staff, review monthly physician orders and lab results, provide concise documentation, follow up and consultation with appropriate oversight of RN, Administrator, appropriate medical professionals, and management staff during routine scheduled and PRN visits to facilities. 5. Provide basic routine medical care and participate in the evaluation of residing individuals’ minor injuries and illnesses PRN. 6. Provide immunizations to residing individuals and staff members. 7. Participate as part of the Community Support Team, Behavior Management Committee, Quality Assurance and Investigative Committees. 8. Perform other duties as requested by Administrator. Qualifications for the Licensed Practical Nurse shall be: Education:              Successful completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program. Substitute for Education: None Experience:  Preferred 2 years of active nursing employment within the past 5 years, with 1 year                      experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities Nursing. Substitute for Experience:  As deemed appropriate. Requirements:   Current Illinois Licensed Practical Nurse License. Maintain a valid Driver’s License. Demonstrate functional 8th Grade literacy through standardized exam Maintain acceptable status under the Healthcare Workers’ Background Check Act. Satisfactory completion of Certified Medication Trainer within 90 days of employment.  Dependable accessibility 24 hours daily. Effective communication and teaching skills. Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move, push and/or pull up to 20 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is required to move frequently and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, or crawl.  The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee must be able to assist in the evacuation of individuals in emergency situations. The employee must possess emotional stability to deal with stressful situations on a regular basis and the ability to deal with illness, death, and dying.