Department/Organization: 508110 - Capstone Village Dementia
Normal Work Schedule: Sunday - Saturday 7:00am to 3:00pm, 3:00pm to 11:00pm; shifts may vary.
Job Summary: The LPN is responsible for facilitating quality patient care and treatment within the scope of his/her license by providing medical/surgical assistance to physicians and registered nurses and by preparing patients for visits. In addition, the LPN may screen calls, schedule appointments and follow-up visits, and provide nursing care as authorized by current certifications.
Additional Department Summary: The staff nurse provides direct nursing care to residents, assists in the training and maintenance of residents’ ability to recognize and identify their medications as their own, and delegates/supervises the care provided by resident aides. Administers medications, performs treatments and procedures, obtains specimens as needed, and completes documentation as required.
Required Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or the equivalent. Basic knowledge in the usage of personal computers. Must be licensed as a LPN in the State of Alabama in good standing.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Final candidates who are not current University of Alabama employees must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer drug screen. Must successfully complete health screening after offer of employment has been made.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of experience working as a licensed practical nurse including experience and awareness of the needs of Geriatric Residents.
Knowledge of the Alabama Department of Public Health Rules & Regulations for Assisted Living and Specialty Care Assisted Living. Knowledge of Deta Care and Dementia in the elderly. Knowledge of The Deta Brain Series, The Pharmacological Management of Dementia, and The Dementia Assessment Series provided by the Dementia Education and Training Act Program, or an equivalent training approved by the State Health Officer.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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