Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

    Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
    Requisition ID
    2018-4411
    Category
    Health Care
    Status
    Sub
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    In accordance with standard nursing practices and under the direction of the Registered (RN), provides nursing services as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to persons served by the Bancroft organization.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Under the clinical direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), provides nursing care to persons served, operating within personal license constraints and in strict accordance with regulations and guidelines.
    • In accordance with established procedures, reviews and accurately transcribes physician orders for documentation into the medical record of each person served.
    • Obtains detailed health histories and conducts health screenings and physical assessments of persons served; e.g., vital signs, height, weight, pain assessments, nutritional needs, abuse and neglect screening, etc., to determine a baseline health status and to identify and document the current and changing healthcare needs of each person served.  Reports findings to RN for subsequent review by physician.
    • Based on program needs, performs on-site visits of program sites to ensure the health, safety, security, and overall quality of care for persons served.  Identifies existing and potential issues of concern and takes appropriate action to address, resolve, and avoid reoccurrence of issues.  Appropriately examines, and documents findings to contribute to quick resolution of problematic issues.
    • Continually monitors medical charts/summaries of the care provided to individual persons served to ensure the currency of the information, adherence to physician orders, the proper documentation of medications and treatments, etc., to ensure the highest quality of care for all persons served.
    • Administers first aid and emergency medical treatment to persons served in the event of illness and/or injury.
    • Obtains and reviews written reports of laboratory and special tests performed for persons served by Bancroft-approved and outside healthcare providers.  When test results are available, reviews results and consults with healthcare providers, as needed, to obtain or clarify medical information and accurately documents pertinent information in the medical record of each person served.
    • Establishes and regularly maintains clinical records of persons served including medical history, drug reactions, allergies, prescribed medications, etc.  Documents pertinent information regarding medical care of persons served.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience:

    Licensed Practical Nurse from an accredited Nursing program with a current and valid N.J. license required. Prior nursing experience working with the developmentally disabled and/or the traumatically brain injured preferred.

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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