LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Residential) in Macon, GA at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

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Job Description


Job Title 

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Residential)

Job Description
Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities!

ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. We are seeking a qualified, compassionate LPN Licensed Practical Nurse to provide nursing care to individuals as prescribed by the physician.  

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find healthcare career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today!

Job Responsibilities

The LPN is responsible for assessing clients, documenting observation and assessment data, evaluating outcomes, and implementing the nursing plan of care.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

Monitoring person served vital statistics and reporting of out of range findings to the RN and physician as indicatedMaintaining communication with supervising RN or physicianScreen individuals post incident as assignedScreening ill individuals and referring to a physician if neededOrdering, transcribing, reviewing, monitoring, and discontinuing medication as ordered by physician; disposing of unused medication per policy and reporting adverse reactions and appropriate follow-up to phone orders to assure the signed order is in the recordEnsuring that monthly Medication Administration Records (MAR’s) are in each individual’s record and are free of errors at the time of each reviewAccurately documenting nursing actions and nursing summaries on a timely basisEnsure that infection control policies and practice for the prevention of transmission of disease are evidenced by the use of appropriate hand washing, glove usage and surface disinfection.Arranging for and/or ensuring completion of medical appointments and follow-up as indicatedCommunicating health issues and recommendations to staff, other health providers, and familiesCoordinating hospital admissions, discharges, and follow-upEstablishing and maintaining professional rapport with clients, families, and other health providersWriting or ensuring the completion of progress notes summarizing individual’s current health status for the month, including, but not limited to physician visits, laboratory results, diagnostic testing, dental hygiene, and changes in health statusEnsuring that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of diseaseProvide training of staff and persons served as requested by supervising RN or physician

Job Requirements

As an LPN, you will operate as a vital member of our healthcare team. We are seeking capable, compassionate professionals with a desire to contribute to a team environment.

Requirements include:

  • Completion of post-secondary education nursing coursework as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Current license in good standing
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Able to bend, stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
  • Able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting up to 75 pounds
  • Knowledge of individual service plans, including understanding of client rights, health needs, and program implementation activities
  • Related experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, preferred  
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR), preferred

Additional Information

Tracheostomy and G-tube experience required for this position. 


At ResCare, you will be part of an established and highly regarded organization with a proud 40-year tradition of making a vital difference in the lives of the people we serve. Not only will you see the positive results of your work each and every day, but you will also have plenty of opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Our senior leadership team has been with us, on average, for a decade or more, and several of them began their careers with us as direct caregivers. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation benefits package!

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Healthcare & Human Services) – Nursing (Health Care)



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 105 Preston Court Suite A , Macon, GA 31210-5769 USA