Ecumen

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RN or LPN

RN or LPN

ID 
2017-11442
Posted Date 
12/4/2017
Category 
Nursing
Days/Hours 
10pm - 630am
Type 
Part-Time
Location  
US-MN-Two Harbors

More information about this job

Overview

Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work as a Registered Nurse (RN) or LPN at Ecumen Scenic Shores in Two Harbors, Minnesota!

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 role of the Registered Nurse (RN) is to ensure that the health and safety needs of all residents are met. The RN will also help ensure that the facility is in compliance with current regulations and standards of practice. Must be able to relate professionally with residents, staff and family members.

 

Essential job responsibilities include:

  1. Completes initial assessment of potential residents. Implements service agreements with all residents upon move-in.  Completes reviews/revises service agreements as needed and/or required.

  2. Monitors and maintains each resident’s medical record, ensures appropriate assessments are completed timely, documentation is appropriate and residents have current care plans in place.

  3. Ensures all physician orders are signed and implemented with-in 24 hours.

  4. Maintains and monitors medication administration program. Supervises medication practices and medical equipment being used in the building. Follows-up with physicians regarding medications and/or medical conditions.

  5. Assists supervisor in providing health and medication training to all new employees as well as continued education for all staff and documents such training to assure compliance with state, federal and local regulations.
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The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for working under the guidance and support of a registered nurse to coordinate, initiate and monitor daily nursing care delivered to our residents.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Administers medications/treatments for assigned residents within scope of practice and records and orders medications accurately according to physician’s orders.  Responsible for the coordination of necessary treatments, therapies and appointments.
  • Charts, documents and communicates care related information in the manner dictated by nursing practice and facility policy.
  • Assist with physician rounds as needed.  Receives and accurately transcribes physician orders in a timely manner.
  • Supervises and monitors NA/Rs, evaluating residents to ensure resident care is provided in a competent manner according to the plan of care.
  • Observe, monitor and report changes in residents’ condition.  Notifies and consults with RN regarding significant change or problem and appropriately contacts MD for updates/orders.  Responsible for updating care plans timely and effectively.
  • Assists with and ensures timely completion of all required documentation for resident admission, discharges and transfers.
  • Demonstrates accountability by being visible and serving as a liaison between shifts.
  • Respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations (fire/severe weather/medical).  Initiate emergency protocols per facility policy.  Complete resident and staff member incident reports and provide any emergency care of intervention that is needed.
  • Coordinate, monitor and deliver resident care so that optimum quality is achieved.  Assist with resident cares as needed.  Ability to delegate work to others within their scope of practice.
  • Performs advanced procedures and therapies within scope of practice.
  • Participate in care conferences as needed and follow up with physician and families as necessary.
  • Participates in orientation and training of new employees.  Assist in the supervision and evaluation of job performance for nursing assistants and TMA’s.
  • Promotes independence of residents by offering choices and fostering self-help skills.
  • Coordinates care and services with other departments/providers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities for all Ecumen Positions:

 

1.      Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

2.      Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

3.      Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.

4.      Empowerment

  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills.  Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

 

Qualifications

Registered Nurse

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited Registered Nursing program
  • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse within the state in which working and must maintain licensure
  • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Senior care experience
  • Proven leadership abilities

 

LPN

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires an individual who is currently licensed as a Practical Nurse within the state of working and has a current CPR Certificate.  Knowledge of medications, treatments and documentation is required.  All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

 

 

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.