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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Housing - PT Eve - 48 hrs/pay period

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Housing - PT Eve - 48 hrs/pay period

ID 
2017-11212
Posted Date 
11/2/2017
Category 
Nursing
Days/Hours 
eve (2pm-10:30pm)
Type 
Part-Time
Location  
US-MN-Chisago City

More information about this job

Overview

Ecumen Parmly LifePointes seeks a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join its team.  Ecumen Parmly LifePointes consists of 192 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 101 nursing home beds, 28 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Chisago City, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing nursing care to residents, including medications and treatment administration, documentation, and other therapeutic interventions under the direction of the Director of Nursing/Clinical Director. The LPN provides direction to resident assistants and other clinical staff on unit/shift.

LPN Essential job responsibilities include:

  1. Provides nursing care to residents within the scope of practice of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

  2. Responsible for coordination and direction of resident care. Coordinates care and services with other departments/providers from the time of admission to discharge.

  3. Assists Registered Nurse with completion of assessments, documentation, and data collection within scope of practice and acting timely on findings.

  4. Administers medications and completes treatments as ordered. Observes and monitors resident’s condition and reports changes as appropriate. Ensures that all physicians’ orders are signed and implemented within specified time frames.

  5. Maintains safety of all residents and employees. Responds appropriately to safety hazards and reports any issues to the appropriate person. Ensures that all staff follows the infection control policy and procedure.

  6. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area.

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
  • 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.