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Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Start date
Jan 25, 2024
Closing date
Feb 24, 2024

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Category
Nurse
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
CedarStone Senior Living
Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - Starting Wage - $28.00 - Full Time 9am-5:30pm - one weekend per month on-call. We offer excellent benefits, work-life balance, PTO/Sick Time and an incredibly supportive & fun team environment!

Cedar Stone Senior Living is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN. Cedar Stone consists of 88 assisted living units, as well as 32 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services. Cedar Stone is an Ecumen managed community.

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.

The Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN is responsible for providing nursing care to residents/patients, including medications and treatment administration, documentation, and other therapeutic interventions under the direction of the Director of Nursing/Clinical Director. Provides direction to nursing assistants, resident assistants, trained medication assistants, and other clinical staff on unit/shift.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Provides nursing care to residents/patients within the scope of practice of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
  2. Responsible for coordination and direction of resident/patient care. Coordinates care and services with other departments/providers from the time of admission to discharge.
  3. Assists Registered Nurse with completion of assessments, documentation, and data collection within scope of practice and acting timely on findings.
  4. Administers medications and completes treatments as ordered. Observes and monitors resident's condition and reports changes as appropriate. Ensures that all physicians' orders are signed and implemented within specified time frames.
  5. Maintains safety of all residents/patients and employees. Responds appropriately to safety hazards and reports any issues to the appropriate person. Ensures that all team members follow the infection control policy and procedure.
  6. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area.
  7. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Degree from an accredited school of nursing for the Licensed Practical Nurse program
Current LPN licensure in the state in which they are working.
Up to 2 years' experience as LPN.
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats.
Basic computer skills.
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:

Previous experience providing senior care / healthcare setting

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