Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN Meds), Bridgeway Pointe, Days

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a Full-Time License Practical Nurse (LPN Meds) for Bridgeway Pointe for the night shift at Danie Drake Center for Post-Acute Care.

The Bridgeway Pointe Nurse will support Daniel Drake's Bridgeway Pointe delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures. This unit has a total of 72 residents within our assisted living facility and has other beds for memory care. Our nurses help pass medications to these residents and provide the best care to those residents within our facility.

About Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care

Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care is the regions premier provider of post-acute and transitional care services, offering a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services including medically complex care, skilled nursing, assisted living, wellness services and research. Daniel Drake Center helps patients recover from catastrophic injury and illness including multi-system organ failure, complex wound care, traumatic brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury.

Daniel Drake is the only hospital-based skilled nursing facility in the Cincinnati region. Patients at Daniel Drake Center have access to many hospital-based services including 24/7 on-site physician coverage, pharmacy, diagnostic imaging, wound care and specialty physician consulting services. The availability of these on-site services allows for quick response to the complex and evolving care needs for our patients.

Unit Details :
  • Help patients and their families by providing a sense of community and great workplace.
  • Great collaboration and close team environment.
  • Provide best possible care to the residents and their families.
  • Great unit to develop skills and learn more about medications within an assisted living facility.
  • Additional benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurances.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities are also available within this unit to help with development in your nursing career.


Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

The License Practice Nurse (LPN Meds) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The LPN Meds utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
  • Contributes recommendations to the RN regarding the interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned patient in a collaborative effort with other health care team members within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Provides input to the RN regarding establishing and prioritizing a list of actual, and potential, individualized age-specific patient problems and/or needs.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Nursing process is accurately and concisely documented, including the patient's response to nursing interventions and in accordance to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Acts as a resource person and mentor for new personnel, floater, and/or supplemental staff working on the unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current LPN OH license - Successful completion of the requirements necessary to obtain a medication administration card.

Required Skills and Knowledge:
  • Demonstrates knowledge, abilities and skills to provide culturally-specific patient care and education.
  • Effectively communicates with peers, utilizes appropriate communication channels and maintains confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates continual professional growth.