Ecumen

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

4 weeks ago
ID
2017-11187
Category
Nursing
Days/Hours
PT-NOC
Type
Part-Time
US-MN-Brooklyn Center

Overview

Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Ecumen Prairie Lodge!

We are looking for an LPN to work PT-NOC Shift, (30 hours per pay period - 1 shift per week and everyother weekend).

 

We’re hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our residents more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a caregiver at Ecumen, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

 

Ecumen is over 150-years-old and one of the nation’s top 25 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”

Responsibilities

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs a variety of professional nursing duties in the care of home care clients, complies with state and federal rules and regulations, and follows established policies and procedures of the agency.  Implements and maintains policies and procedures for the client record keeping of the Agency.  Assists the Home Health Manager and RN case managers with admissions, transfers and discharge of residents. Essential job responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates client care with staff to address client care issues
  • Reports changes or problems in resident condition to the Home Care RN
  • Initiates emergency treatments and reports to Home Care RN
  • Participates in the completion and review of nursing care plans
  • Assists with administration of physician orders
  • Ensures accuracy and promptness in transcribing physician orders
  • Carries out proper charting practices and procedures
  • Consults with RN about client conditions and treatments
  • Orders and administers medications

Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited school of nursing for the Licensed Practical Nurse program
  • Current LPN licensure in the state in which they are working
  • Working knowledge of the state requirements for the Comprehensive Home Care license (and other related laws)
  • Up to 2 years’ experience as LPN.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience providing senior care / healthcare setting

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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