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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Long Term Care - Full Time - Pipestone

Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: Pipestone
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

Create Your Career With Us!

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS MN Pipestone Com

Location: Pipestone, MN

Address: 1311 N Hiawatha Ave, Pipestone, MN 56164, USA

Shift: Varies

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Starting Rate: 22.50

Pay Info: Position offers a competitive sign-on bonus, experience credit, night/weekend differentials, and annual raises.

Department Details

This full time position of varied shifts includes a competitive sign-on bonus and premiums! Credit offered for experience and opportunities to continue to expand your skills in the healthcare setting.

Other perks include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Advancement Opportunities

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing care for residents of all ages in long term care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the resident in the relevant clinical setting. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards related to the physical and psychosocial needs of the resident as per care plan. Possess the ability to perform testing to evaluate data reflective of the resident's status and to provide the care needed. Demonstrates ability to recognize problems, recommend solutions and respond effectively to assist in an emergent situation.

Ensures the health, comfort and safety of residents. Contributes to the assessment of residents and administers medications or treatments as ordered. Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed. Documents resident interactions as needed and the outcomes related to resident care, medication, behavior, activity, and dietary.

Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with resident, health care providers, and the public. Ability to work effectively with professional and supportive personnel as a member of an interdisciplinary care team. Ability to communicate clearly and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Counsels residents, family members and/or resident advocate, under the direction of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider or physician on prevention and treatment plans.

Knowledge of resident education principles to develop a self-care program.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate degree in practical nursing is preferred.
  • Must have attended a pre-licensure nursing program that included supervised clinical experience across the life span as part of the curriculum or have had a minimum of 400 hours of experience as LPN at another facility. Specific services/positions may have additional education, training or experience requirements.
  • 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. Completes required annual continuing education units (CEU) and competency training requirements of the department and facility.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society 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, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-60678

Featured: No

Keywords: Good Samaritan Society, Sioux Falls , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Long Term Care - Full Time - Pipestone, Other , Pipestone, South Dakota

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