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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Duluth, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 19, 2024
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Category
Nurse
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Lakeshore
LPN l Starting Wage: $27.08 and increased based on experience l Part Time Days, Evenings, or Overnights l Full Time and PRN/Casual Opportunities Available

Ecumen Lakeshore-The Fountains provides short-term rehab and post-hospital care for up to 60 patients in spacious, private rooms and is located at 40th avenue east and London Road in Duluth, MN. The campus is situated along the picturesque shores of Lake Superior, providing a serene and beautiful backdrop . With a non-profit history spanning 93 years, Ecumen Lakeshore is a renowned provider of senior housing and services in the region. Join our team and be a part of our commitment to delivering quality care and fostering an environment where residents can thrive.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing nursing care to residents, 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.

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 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. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area.

Licensed Practical Nurse (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
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal 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:
  • Previous experience providing senior care / healthcare setting

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