Licensed Practical Nurse at Volunteers of America - National Services

Posted in Other 28 days ago.

Location: Maplewood, Minnesota





Job Description:

Maplewood Care Center is seeking for passionate Part-Time and Full-TimeLicensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to join our elite team of healthcare professionals. As an LPN at MCC you will work along side our nursing staff in providing the best quality of care to our residents and their families.



Shifts:




Days - 6:00am-2:30pm with rotating weekends




Evenings- 2:00pm-10:30pm with rotating weekends




Overnights- 10:00pm-6:30am with rotating weekends




Pay : $21.75-$27.75/hour depending upon experience, up to $34.61 for waiving benefits




Additional hiring bonus starting at $3500 and up to $7000!!! Minimum hours worked required.



Responsibilities:


  • Role models positive communication skills with NA/RS, HHA's, TMA's (if applicable), interdisciplinary team, customers, residents and families.

  • Make rounds to residents to observe their physical and psychosocial status.

  • Observes, records, and reports to supervisor regarding residents' conditions, reaction to drugs and treatments and significant events.

  • Participates in resident care planning as assigned by the Director of Nursing.

  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments per MD orders.

  • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.

  • May administer professional services, such as catheterization, tube feedings, suctioning, applying/changing bandages, packs, colostomies and drainage bags. Provide range of motion exercises, care of the dying/expired resident etc.

  • Maintains all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner according to policies and procedures of the facility, including documentation of medications, treatments, restraints, psychotropic medications and skin condition.

  • Other duties as assigned.




QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of practice. Maintain a current CPR Certification.

  • Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.

  • Ability to prioritize duties.

  • Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.

  • Ability to understand residents' charts, doctor's orders, residents' plan of care, medication orders.

  • Must possess the ability to effectively gather clinical data in regards to resident status and condition.

  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

  • Maintain IV Certification if required in the state of practice.

  • Understanding of current Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention & Infection Control and OSHA guidelines.


  • EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled



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    Job Snapshot




    Employee Type

    Full-Time



    Location

    Maplewood, MN



    Job Type

    Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services, Nurse



    Experience

    Not Specified



    Date Posted

    09/17/2021


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