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Licensed Practical Nurse Lead

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 25, 2024
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Category
Nurse
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Ecumen St. Benedict's Community - St. Cloud
Full Time Lead LPN

The Licensed Practical Nurse Lead (LPN) position is responsible for providing nursing care to residents, including medications and treatment administration, documentation, and other therapeutic interventions under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Provides direction to Nursing or Resident Assistants, medication technicians, and other clinical staff on unit/shift. Supervises staff in the absence or in support of the Leadership Team.

About Us:

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.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Provides nursing care to residents within the scope of practice of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
  2. Responsible for coordination and direction of resident care. Coordinates care and services with other departments/providers from the time of admission to discharge.
  3. Assists Registered Nurse (RN) 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 and employees. Responds appropriately to safety hazards and reports any issues to the appropriate person. Ensures that all staff follows the infection control policy and procedure.
  6. Assists in the supervision of nursing staff in the absence or in support of the Leadership Team.
  7. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area.

Licensed Practical Nurse Lead (LPN) 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.
  • 2+ years previous 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

Company

Company info
Location
3530 Lexington Avenue North
Shoreview
MN
55126

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