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Minnesota Masonic Homes

LPN-New Hope (0.3 NOCS)

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Employer
Minnesota Masonic Homes
Posted
Friday, January 20, 2012
Closes
Sunday, December 09, 2012
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Description

Minnesota Masonic Home North Ridge has a rich history of providing quality care to seniors since 1966. We are a specialized senior health care community. Our continuum of care offers a variety of services: Senior Apartments, Assisted Living, Adult Day Program, Complex/Transitional Rehab Care, Long Term Care and secured areas for those with memory impairment. Our emphasis at MMH North Ridge is to recognize and provide for the needs of each individual, whether the goal is to remain in our community or to return home. Join our care team and find out why it is not only a special place to live or receive care, but also a special place to work. The LPN assists the RN in responsibility for total resident care for the assigned wing or wings of residents following established facility policy and procedures, federal and state regulations and nursing standards of practice.

Duties

Major job functions include performing nursing tasks to assure resident needs are met. This includes: monitoring resident needs, condition and care; administering medications and treatments as ordered by the physician; orders and receives medications from the pharmacy; admits and discharges residents; oversees NAR/RCA staff; ensures narcotic policy and procedures are followed; reports changes of condition to RN/Supervisor and physician as delegated; monitors for side effects of medication and reports prn; ensures resident care plans are being followed. In addition, the LPN will transcribe and execute physician orders; completes documentation as required; completes fall reporting; reports any bruises, skin tears and abuse/neglect; gives report to nursing staff; follows and upholds Resident Bill of Rights and facility policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality and follows HIPAA requirements, etc. Provides excellent customer service and communication to all residents/families/visitors/MD's/ coworkers, etc.

Qualifications

This position requires LPN licensure with the MN Board of Nursing. Must have current CPR certification. Preference is given to applicants with previous experience in medical, surgical or geriatric nursing. Must have a desire to work with the elderly. Must maintain confidentiality to ensure compliance with all HIPAA regulations. Position is working the NOC shift (10:45p-6:45a) 3 shifts per pay period. This includes every other weekend and a holiday rotation. This is a total of 24 hours every 2 weeks. LPN shift differentials include: $2.75 for PM shift and $3.00 for NOCS.

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