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Trinity Health
West Hartford, CT
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## Job Details

* 1 - 3 years of experience required

* **Job Details:**Responsible for providing care to residents enrolled in the assisted living services agency. Contributes to the coordination of care along the health care continuum.

**General Responsibilities:**

* Assesses residents' level of care on an ongoing basis and report to supervisor whenever the resident's conditions necessities, including provision of available clinical information. Ensures that if a resident's condition is no longer chronic and stable, the supervisor is notified.

* Provide care and services to residents under the written order of a physicain or health care practitioner;

* Administers medications accurately and under the written order of a physician;

* Documents in the client record according to nursing practice standards and policies and procedures;

* Responds to emergencies annd provides first aid;

* Maintains privacy and confidentiality to ensure the dignity and repect of the resident, staff and others;

* Direct certified nursing assistants as needed.

**Minimum Qualifications:**

* Licensed as a Liccensed Practical Nurse in the State of Connecticut;

* Comprehensive knowledge of the principles if nursing;

* A minimum of one year of home health care experience;

* Experience in the field of geriatrics;

* CPR certification

**Environmental ans Work Conditions:**

* Lift/carry objects like resident chart, linens and other residential care items. Ability to push/pull cart of 10-50 pounds without assistance.

* Push wheelchair with residents or reposition residents weighing up to 250 pounds;

* Stand or walk 90% of an eight-hour shift;

* Ability to wear gloves or other protective equipment;

* Read small print in typed or written materials or thermometers, etc;

* Abiliity to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors and the general public.

*Facility:* McAuley

*Location:* West Hartford, CT

*Department:* ALSA - LPN

*Schedule:* Contingent

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