LPN or TMA - Luverne Hospice - FT at Sanford Health
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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Facility: Luverne Cottage Hospice
Location: Luverne, MN
Address: 217 N Oakley St, Luverne, MN 56156, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36. 00
Salary Range: $22.50/$15.00 - $29.50/$22.50
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) participates in the
implementation and evaluation of patient/resident care for stable
and predictable patients/residents of all ages in the home care
The Medication Assistant (MA) serves as caregiver who provides
patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to
assigned patients under the supervision of a licensed nurse. LPN:
Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the
patient/resident in the relevant setting and possesses the ability
to perform testing to assess data reflective of the
patient's/resident's status and to interpret appropriately the
information needed to identify each patient's/resident's
requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the
care needed. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full
scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age
and population specific standards as designated in the home care
setting. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of
Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to
provide patient/resident care and treatment. Knowledge of
medications and their effects on patients/residents. Knowledge of
patient/residents education principles to develop a self-care
program. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to
establish a safe environment, specific to the home setting. Skill
in administering a variety of treatments and medications as
TMA: Knowledge of and delivers age-appropriate care related to the
physical and psychological needs of the patient per plan of care.
Provides assistance with basic health care needs including daily
living activities that may include, but are not limited to,
bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, meal
preparation, obtaining and recording vital signs, and providing
psycho-social support and other personal care to assigned patient.
May assist the patient in transferring, re-positioning, and walking
using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment and
provides range of motion and passive exercises. Completes tasks
related to food preparation and dining. May assist patients with
meals and snacks; provides water and supplements as appropriate.
Understands the physical and emotional changes including those
which occur in the death and dying process.
Administers prescribed medications as delegated by a licensed nurse
and within their scope of practice as defined by state regulations.
Documents the outcomes related to patient care, medication
administration, behavior, activity, and dietary. Communicates
changing condition, medication follow-up and care related
concerns/responses to the registered nurse. Collects non-invasive
body fluid specimens and gathers vital signs. Provides housekeeping
and laundry services to assist patients with keeping areas clean
LPN: Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a
Licensed Practical Nurse.
If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is
required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN
program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of
an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of
One year of professional nursing experience preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state
licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required
department specific competencies and certifications. Depending on
location, a valid drivers license may be required. Basic Life
Support (BLS) for health care providers required.
TMA: High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED)
preferred, but not required.
Minimum age of 18 preferred. Prior clinical or nursing assistant
Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency
testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for
each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required
annually. Maintains all department specific required
North Dakota and Iowa: Require Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
certification with the State Board of Nursing. CNA certification
must be maintained with the State Board of Nursing. When
applicable, may need a valid Driver's License and auto insurance.
Successful completion of a state-approved Certified Medication
Aide/Assistant once CNA certification is obtained.
Minnesota: Must have nursing assistant certification, have
completed the 75-hour course and be registered with the Minnesota
Nursing Assistant Registry. Successful completion of a
state-approved Trained Medication Assistant course.
South Dakota: Must successfully complete the state approved
Certified Medication Aide (CMA) course. CMA certification must be
maintained with the State Board of Nursing.
For all Good Samaritan Society Locations: Must have the state
required certified/trained medication aide certification (CMA or
TMA). It is assumed that one must have their certified nursing
assistant (CNA) certification prior to attaining their TMA/CMA.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying
full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a
variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance,
vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan,
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