Licensed Practical Nurse- Long Term Care

Scotland, SD

Posted: 06/03/2024 Job Number: 24-06081 Pay Rate ($): 33.0

Job Description

Health Advocates Network is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse- Long Term Care to work at a facility in Scotland, SD. These are registry positions with our company.
Shift: Variable with the need for candidate to work BOTH days and nights. Generally, will be one night shift/week 6pm to 6: 30am charge nurse. The day shifts are 6am to 6: 30pm charge nurse and 6am to 4: 30pm staff nurse.

Pay Per Hour: 33/hr
Job Summary
This position is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents in pertinent area. Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and
regulations. Updates plan of care when needed. Observes and documents observations and care given to residents. Uses the EMR accurately.
Assures physicians are notified and orders are processed. Receives and shares information;observes and reports residents'conditions.
Responds promptly to resident call lights. Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition
changes etc. Handles linens properly and disposes of soiled linens, clothing or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Uses
standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines, washes hands between resident cares.
Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections.
Basic Responsibilities:
This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her
position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the organization's corporate compliance program.
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are
required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education Experience
Licensure Certification:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful.
Licensure for state of practice is required. BLS
Knowledge: Knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee
will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will
frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position.
The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must
be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business
Weight Lifting Requirement: 35 lbs.
BLS from American Heart Association

If interested, please apply through this job post. You may send a copy of your most recent resume. If you have any questions, please feel free to call at 505-565-5558 and ask to speak with Francisco Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM MT)

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