Licensed Practical Nurse

Riverwood Center Jacksonville, FL

About the Job

!! $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS !!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Holds daily shift report with nursing assistants assigned to the unit prior to the start of the shift.
  • Reviews written daily assignments for each resident on assigned unit.
  • Assures assignments are completed before the end of the shift
  • Makes rounds on assigned residents at least once every two hours
  • Administers medication and treatments according to the physician's orders.
  • Assumes responsibility for ordering medications
  • Collaborates with Care Plan Coordinator to develop and maintain nursing care plans 
  • Assists the attending physician with rounds and special procedures as needed
  • Contacts the resident's physician and family to notify them of a change in the resident's condition or accident/incident;
  • Assumes independent responsibility for completing required routine documentation and auditing as required
  • Participates in the hiring, interviewing and orientation of nursing assistants

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Practical Nurse licensed in Florida
  • CPR certified