Responsible for the independent supervision of the delivery of
care to a group of residents in a nursing unit. Assess resident
needs, develop individual care plans, administer nursing care,
evaluate nursing care, and supervise Certified Nursing Assistants,
CNAs, and other personnel in the delivery of nursing care.
A current, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical
Nurse, LPN, in State of practice.
Demonstrate LPN clinical assessment skills at the level
necessary to meet the job requirements.
Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant
Knowledge of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as
well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to long-term
Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work with an
interdisciplinary care team.
Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the
programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are
necessary for providing quality care.
Capable of researching new methods and principles to incorporate
them into existing nursing practices.
Basic understanding of computer technology, including email
Proven written and oral communication skills.
Proven decision making and analytical skills.
Able to relate positively, favorably and cooperatively with
others, including employees, residents, family members, and
personnel of outside agencies and organizations.
Positive attitude toward the elderly.
Recent clinical experience, education, or specialty skills
specific to geriatrics is required.
At least one year of experience in Long Term Care is