Hiring LPN in Sun Prairie, WI

Posted By: Emily Koresh The WALA Career Center ,

Capri Communities LLC : Now Hiring LPN in Sun Prairie

Job Description

SUMMARY

The LPN assists the RN Administrator in overseeing the RCAC and/or CBRF program, ensuring that the program runs smoothly and efficiently and that the residents receive the highest level of quality care in compliance with the State of WI Chapter DHS 89 and DHS 83 regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Quality of Program and Care:

  • Monitor medication administration, medication records and medication documentation in the MARs
  • Provide regular support to resident care needs, facilitate resident assessments and care-related follow-up as appropriate.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the pharmacy in regards to new medication orders, change in orders and any medication issues
  • Monitor medication counts for narcotic drug administration
  • Assist in the development of new policies and/or procedures as necessary
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with the RCAC and/or CBRF staff, families, residents, licensing agencies and referral sources
  • Contact physicians regarding resident health issues/problems
  • Complete the Physician Form when a resident is scheduled to see his/her M.D.
  • Maintain on going communication with the administrator on all family and resident concerns
  • Maintain knowledge of State Regulations and updates
  • Has 24-hour accountability for their community and is available for on-call duties on an as-needed basis.

 

 

Staff Oversight and Training:

  • Provide staff training and orientation; assist with care staff performance improvement (non-direct supervisory care and oversight) and ongoing maintenance of staff abilities.
  • Assist with providing in-service training for staff on health conditions common to assisted living residents to include ADLs, medical management and regulatory compliance
  • Monitor and delegate related health and safety duties to staff as needed
  • Work closely with the staff in obtaining information related to the health status of the residents

 

 

Resident Admissions and Recordkeeping:

  • Assist with the admission/acceptance decisions for potential residents
  • Obtain all required paperwork prior to a new admission (i.e. assessment, medication orders, communicable disease information)
  • Maintain resident records by collecting and receiving all pertinent and required data
  • Follow up on residents admitted to the hospital and complete necessary paper work for a re-admission to the RCAC and/or CBRF after hospitalization or rehab
  • Develop resident care plan. Attend and plan care conference at appropriate times.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does/does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

  • Associates degree in Nursing and a valid (current) WI license as LPN or RN required.
  • Previous hospital or long term care experience (or other experience working with the senior population) preferred;
  • Familiarity with DHS 89 guidelines preferred;

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Basic math skills required.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  Ability to maintain a courteous businesslike manner when interacting with outside contacts and other employees.  Ability to use good judgment.  Ability to organize, solve problems, work as part of a team, handle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines. 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current, valid state certification as a licensed LPN or RN.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Productive/organized – ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong Customer Service skills – working with staff, families and residents
  • Experience in navigating/managing the healthcare continuum: acute care, rehab, skilled nursing, Medicare, Family Care functions, specialty services.
  • Management experience – the ability to help support staff development, monitoring, training, performance improvement, accountability, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Understanding of DHS 89 for RCAC programs and some familiarity of DHS 83 for CBRF programs as necessary.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to follow through.
  • Flexible scheduling – to accommodate training, scheduled on-call for emergent needs of residents.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, and climb stairs and use his/her hands.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry up to 80 lbs.  Must be able to push, stoop, walk, bend and stand. The specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

 

Capri Communities is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

 

 
To apply, send your resume to Emily Koresh at ekoresh@capricommunities.com