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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN ) Full-Time

Job Code:  93918
Facility: Cedar Grove Residential Treatment Center
Location: MURFREESBORO, TN US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Vocational 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1
Position Summary:
Provides prescribed medical treatment for students/residents by performing the following duties and furthermore ensure compliance with governmental requirements, organizational systems, licensing regulations, policies and procedures, CARF standards, HIPPA policies, and operating requirements.

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

____ 1. Takes and records patients' vital signs. Dresses wounds and apples topical medications.

____ 2. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.

____ 3. Observes students/residents and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical
personnel in charge.

____ 4. Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and notes
time and amount on patients' charts.

____ 5. Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from students/residents for testing and
performs routine laboratory tests on samples.

____ 6. Transcribes physicians' orders from charts. Transcribes medication administration records.

____ 7. Orders medications from pharmacists and medical supplies from approved vendors.

____ 8. Conduct sick call or treatment screening.

____ 9. Document all treatment by individual student/resident charting.

____ 10. Assist physicians and psychiatrists with visits to facilities.

____ 11. Administer first aid to staff, students, and residents as required.

____ 12. Perform required drug screens.

____ 13. Perform new students/residents admission assessments, including blood samples, TB testing, and cultures, and compile medical histories.

____ 14. Administer Hepatitis B vaccines, TB testing, other vaccines and appropriate testing for
employees as required by organization and/or governmental and contractual guidelines.

____ 15. Counsel students/residents on medical treatments and medications.

____ 16. Inventories and requisitions supplies.
 
Requirements
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
One year certificate from college or technical school; and three to six months related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid State Nursing License

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