State of Montana LPN - Agg in Columbia Falls, Montana

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Provides and documents medications and treatments as prescribed by the Physician in accordance with established procedures in a nursing home environment. Typical tasks include: passing medication, administers subcutaneous, intramuscular and intradermal injections, enemas, laxatives, suppositories, and oxygen. Performs treatments, changes dressing, cleans wounds, apply topicals, observe diet, foot and nail care and assesses skin care. Transcribes and carries out physicians orders. Performs pertinent and routine charting, processes critical incident reports, ensures vital signs and weights are taken weekly. Prepares resident for lab, x-ray, doctor and dental appointments. Stocks nursing station with supplies. Cleaning tasks as assigned. Directs DON CNA with their duties. The incumbent will be required to work all locations at the Montana Veterans Home. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Plus Shift Differential

To be considered for any DPHHS Agency position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, as well as upload any required application materials. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of current acceptable nursing practices. Knowledge of medications, their indication, mode of action, potential side effects, drug to drug interaction, usual dosage, MAR sheets in residents chart. Knowledge of Infection Control principles. Skill in observing and reporting physical and psychological changes. Skill in the use of glucose testing equipment, thermometers, oximeter, and other medical/procedural equipment. Ability to communicate effectively with residents and staff, keep accurate records, identify resident physical and psychological needs, follow directions, read, write, and maintain visual acuity.

Job: *Healthcare Support

Title: LPN - Agg

Location: Columbia Falls

Requisition ID: 18140755