Job Description

Desk Nurse- LPN

Albany Center is seeking an LPN Desk Nurse for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Delmar, NY. The ideal candidate will have previous desk nurse experience and a positive team player attitude. 

 

DUTIES:

  • Complies with all NYSDOH regulations.
  • Provides leadership and direction to personnel in accordance with organizational/departmental goals
  • Ensuring a clean work environment 
  • Perform regular supervision of Medication technicians 
  • Order and monitor medications of residents
  • Assist residents with taking medications, as outlined in policy manual
  • Ensure proper removal of discontinued medications 
  • Disposing of discontinued medications per facility policies 
  • Ensure timely and accurate medication orders and medication renewals.
  • Review medication refill log to compare with medication in storage cabinets.
  • Review of "no-refill" orders in the refill log and requesting orders from MDs.
  • Review of receipt, storage and documentation of medications delivered.
  • Maintain medical and medication information on all residents in their designated file.
  • Attend to all medication related paperwork for admissions/readmissions (example: medications changes, new orders etc.)
  • Report to administrator / follow up with residents who missed or refused medications 
  • Preforms medication room audits (example: carts and MARS audits)
  • Ensure consistency between the physician prescriptions, blister packs and medications poured for each resident.
  • communication with physicians and coordination of physician orders
  • coordinating lab draws for residents as ordered
  • reviewing results and following up with physicians on lab results received 
  • ensure monthly weights are taken by the med techs, follow up with the physician accordingly and document 
  • document results of weights in the residents’ charts
  • Intervene in medical/mental health emergencies as needed
  • Create and update staffing schedules monthly and as needed in between
  • Receive call outs from staff, and appropriately fill the called-out shifts in a timely manor
  • Handle all personnel issues in the med room  (employee behavior, dereliction of duty, complaints) and report to the Administrator
  • Communicate all pertinent shift activity to the Administrator

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must hold valid LPN License
  • 3-5 years Long Term Care Experience preferred
  • Experience Point Click Care is Preferred 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills and strong team player

LOCATION:

Delmar, NY

DLC

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