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Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Detroit Lakes, MN
Start date
May 24, 2023
Closing date
Jun 23, 2023

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Category
Nurse
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Detroit Lakes
Overview

Temporary Position - Part Time, 10:00am - 6:00pm, 45 hours/pay period

Ecumen Detroit Lakes is hiring a Registered Nurse. Ecumen Detroit Lakes consists of 101 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 92 nursing home beds and 22 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the delivery of patient care including; triaging patient needs over the phone, making visits to patients with changing conditions, and performing admissions as necessary.

Essential job responsibilities include:
  • Receives and responds to phone calls during assigned shifts as well as making visits to patients with changing conditions, and completing weekend admissions.
  • Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient's status by writing and initiating plan of care, regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs, and participating in revising the plan of care as necessary.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician's plan of care. Records pain and/or symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change. Communicates with the physician regarding patient needs and reports changes in the patient's condition; seeks physicians' orders as required.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • 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
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 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 status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.

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