Marine Creek Health and Rehab
I am responsible for up to 32 patients on my hall. I supervise the certified medication aides and the certified nursing assistants and make assignments based on patient needs and staff qualification/experience. I am responsible for all bedside glucose checks, insulin administration, medication administration (via gastric tube, by mouth, injection, sublingual, rectal, etc), immunizations as needed, review and monitor labs, monthly assessments, weekly skin assessments, tracheostomy care, IV piggyback medication administration and flushing, IV maintenance and dressing changes, central line dressing changes, wound care and treatments (including wound vacuum dressing changes and maintenance of wound vacuums as needed), admission assessments, patient care advocate, patient and family teaching as necessary (and within my scope of practice as an LVN), transcribe and follow through with physician telephone orders, proper documentation, and any other duties as needed. I also assist with effective resolution of staff, patient, and family issues as needed, and within my scope and per company policy.