Bossier city, Louisiana
Administer and coordinate medication administration of all residents under the guidance of the Consulting Physician and RN/LPN
Supervisor: RN /LPN Supervisor
Job Duties:Give in-service on medical related matters (seizures medical related incidents, T.B., Hepatitis B, Universal precautions, etc., as (necessary), training new staff: medication administration/vital signs, under the direction of consultant physician and RN consultations.
Review and update consultant, physicians orders quarterly.
Review and insure that MAR’s are updated
Monitor doctors’ orders changes
Administer all medications as per doctors’ orders.
Completes LPN Orientation/Training
- Overview of Nursing Policy and Procedures
- Enteral Tube Feeding
- Infection Control
- Medication Administration Procedures
- Resident Safety
- Managing Infections
- Skin and Wound Care
- Emergency Medical Procedures
- G-Tube/PEG Tub
- Nursing Reports
Maintains adequate communication with pharmacy and pharmacy consult. Receives delivery from pharmacy at any time of day/night.
Check temperatures in med refrigerators in med room
Maintain patient equipment
Completes a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual health check on all clients/patients in assigned caseload.
Complete Nursing assessments for all incidents and all residents.
Oversee bowel books
Assist with physicians and dental clinics as needed.
Documents daily findings in nurses notes
Other duties as assigned by RN, LPN Supervisor and/ or Director.
Maintain adequate stock of medical supplies.
Reorder on all medications and supplies as needed.
Must possess the following: High School Diploma, Valid Driver’s License. LPN must have a license in the State of Louisiana and furnish the facility with renewed annual copy. LPN must be insurable.