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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Res-Care, Inc.
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Our Company

ResCare Community Living


Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Duties include providing routine care, general observation of client's health status, assists the RN and physician in treatments and communicating with clients and their families/guardians. Reports changes in condition and/or additional client needs to supervisor.


* Providing 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independence
* Monitoring client's vital statistics and reporting abnormal findings to the Case Manager and Physician
* Administering medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care and provided assessments of results
* Completing routines as established by other care professionals such as PT, OT, Speech Therapists
* Ensuring infection control policies are maintained at all times, reporting possible communicable diseases or infections and ensuring the overall implementation and practice of infection control procedures are implemented
* Accurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians as well as documenting the progress and outcomes for established goals and informing physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
* Coordinating or ordering supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all times
* Ensuring all patient needs are being met in accordance with the instructions of the physician
* Monitoring incidents involving individuals, ensuring incident reports are completed timely, accurately, and informing case managers, and examining the individual following the incident
* Ensuring all medical equipment is maintained and reporting faulty equipment to DME for repair
* Other duties as assigned


* LPN/LPT/LVN Degree from an accredited college of nursing with current unrestricted registration and license in the state of practice
* Valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and proof of car insurance
* CPR professional certification
* Experience in administering medications
* 1+ years of nursing experience preferred
* Home health care experience preferred
* Able to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds
* Able to bend, stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
* Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing

About our Line of Business

ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Pay Min

USD $26.50/Hr.

Pay Max

USD $26.50/Hr.

Keywords: Res-Care, Inc., Cherry Hill , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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