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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Neilson Place - FT Evenings

Posted: 05/23/2021

Facility: Woodsedge
Location: Bemidji, MN
Address: 1000 Anne St NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Evening Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing care for residents of all ages in assisted living, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician. Demonstrate knowledge of nursing principles for the resident in the relevant clinical setting. The LPN demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards related to the physical and psychosocial needs of the resident as per care plan. The LPN must possess the ability to perform testing to evaluate data reflective of the resident's status and to provide the care needed. Demonstrates ability to recognize problems, recommend solutions and respond effectively to assist in an emergent situation.

Ensures the health, comfort and safety of residents. Contributes to the assessment of residents and administers medications or treatments as ordered. Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed. Documents resident interactions as needed and the outcomes related to resident care, medication, behavior, activity, and dietary. Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with resident, health care providers, and the public. Ability to work effectively with professional and supportive personnel as a member of an interdisciplinary care team. Ability to communicate clearly and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Counsels residents, family members and/or resident advocate, under the direction of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider or physician on prevention and treatment plans. Knowledge of resident education principles to develop a self-care program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Must have graduated from an accredited school or college of nursing program leading to licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Specific services/positions may have additional education, training, or experience requirements. Long term care, sub-acute care, medical/surgical experience preferred. Requires current licensure as a practical nurse in the state/states of practice.