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Desk Nurse LPN

Company: Oneida Center
Location: Utica
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Oneida Center - Oneida Center is hiring a Desk Nurse LPN in Utica, NY.

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


Must hold valid LPN License
3-5 years Long Term Care Experience preferred
Experience Point Click Care is Preferred

About us:
Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, formerly known as Focus Utica for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, is a 120-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Utica, New York. Our pledge to the community, our residents, and staff is to provide post-acute-care in a manner that sets the standard of excellence and strives to meet and/or exceed the expectations of our residents, staff, and all we come in contact with. Services at Oneida Center include Skilled Nursing, Respite, Hospice, and Post-acute Rehabilitation and are affiliated with an Assisted Living Program and Adult Day Care. We endeavor to embrace our residents in times of crisis and assist them to leave and/or live here with a sense of well - being, individuality, and independence. Oneida Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.
Equal Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/V

Keywords: Oneida Center, Utica , Desk Nurse LPN, Healthcare , Utica, New York

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