LOCATION: Des Plaines, IL, United States 60016

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN – Des Plaines (RF: 2715)

We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for a full-time or part-time position working with adults in a residential facility in the Des Plaines, IL area. The available shifts are Monday-Friday 5:30am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-11:00pm, or 4:00pm-12:00am; and Saturday/Sunday from 6:00am-2:00pm. Eligible candidates must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Illinois and will ideally have experience working with adults with Intellectual and Cognitive Disabilities.

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Illinois
  • Experience working with adults with Intellectual and Cognitive Disabilities preferred but not required
  • Must have a recent physical
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Valid IL Driver’s License
  • Provides quality nursing care to residents to maintain or attain the highest practical level of functioning
  • Assesses residents for any decline of condition, signs of change in condition, weight loss, decline in ambulation, change in ADLs, development of skin breakdown, etc.
  • Notifies appropriate staff per facility protocol of the need for evaluation and informs staff on any changes in assessment when appropriate
  • Administers medications and treatments to residents which includes; monitoring administration of intravenous fluids and placing orders for medication
  • Confer with residents and families on any issues relating to care and services
  • Make referrals to other departments when appropriate
  • Complete employee and resident incident reports and complete follow-up investigation forms
  • Maintain accountability for controlled substances by reviewing inventory medications with another licensed nurse and notifying supervisors of any discrepancies
  • Supervise the CNAs and the unit clerk in regards to work procedures, expediting work flow, evaluations, counseling and discipline
  • Performs other related job duties as required

At Humanus, we are devoted to making a difference and improving the lives of others. We proudly serve schools and behavioral health facilities throughout the nation. Our dedication and passion for helping others make us more than a referral service. Establish a relationship with one of the nation’s largest referral agencies for behavioral-health, choose positions that best fit your schedule, and allow yourself to grow professionally.

Humanus is ultimately about people — working with people in order to work for people.

Send Resumes to forwardappsin@humanus.com 2715

CATEGORY: Nursing | JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Part-Time |

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