Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese LPN in Chicago, Illinois
Essential Functions* of the position are detailed below and include any physical requirements checked below:1. Primarily responsible for providing expertise in the area of the nursing.2. Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations.3. Completes all required documentation in accordance with agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies.4. Reports changes in the participants conditions to the RN and resident's physician.5. Provides,under the supervision of the RN, basic patient care, including developing service plans, documenting health details and vital signs, administers medications in accordance with physician's orders.6. Physically assists participants with Activities of Daily Living including but not limited to showering, dressing and pushing wheelchair.7. Works directly with visiting health care professionals and client's private medical team to ensure the clients receive the best overall health care.
PLEASE NOTE:*Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
X Kneel and move from sitting, bending, kneeling or standing multiple times a day. X Push and pull objects up to 50 pounds.Climb up and down up to flights of stairs at a time. X Lift up to 35 pounds.Additional Requirements:Other Requirements: Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to: X Background check, including any program specific requirementsPhysical examination Drug TestingX TB TestingDriver's License and reliable transportation Agency-specified automobile insurance Additional Requirements:
Immediate Supervisor: Registered NurseDirectly Supervises: N/AIndirectly Supervises: N/A
Education and Experience Requirements:
Relevant Education: Preferred: Assocaite's Degree in NursingMinimum: High School
Relevant Experience:Preferred: 2 Years working with the geriatrics population Minimum: Six months working with the geriatric population.
Certification/Licensure:Preferred: Minimum: LPN license. CPR Certification