Position posted by Grace Lutheran Communities

Updated: Aug 13, 2018

Job Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
Healthcare
Experience:
None
Location:
GLC - Prairie Pointe/River Pines
Salary Type:
Hourly
Education:
Not Specified
Job ID:
490740571
Contact:
Sadie Yang
Address:
None Specified
Phone:
715-832-3003 ext. 130
Fax:
None Specified
Email:

Job Description

Now Hiring!
- Full-time and Part-time Opportunities
- AM, PM, and NOC shifts are available
Benefits: Shift Differentials, Health insurance, dental, vision, life/accident insurance, short-term disability, 403b retirement plan – match up to 6%, HSA (health savings account) - employer contributions up to $1,000.00/yr., immediate PTO accrual, and many more!

Responsibilities:
Supervises and performs direct and indirect resident care delivery as specified on individual resident care plans and physician orders according to established policies, procedures and objectives of the organization and the established Professional Gerontological Standards of Nursing Practice Code, This position carries with it the responsibility and authority of substantial input into decisions to hire, fire, promote, demote, assign duties to nursing assistants, evaluate and discipline.

Special Features/Requirements (license, certificates, etc): Valid Wisconsin license to practice nursing. Follows/adheres to organization, federal/state regulations and guidelines, including Resident/Clients rights, maintains neat, well groomed appearance, adhering to dress code of organization/program.

Essential Functions:
•Performs and documents all basic technical and emergency nursing skills within the framework of licensure and as outlined on individual care plans
•Documents care delivery observations, medications and treatments promptly and accurately
•Provides direct resident care as needed
•Requests RN assessment/consultation for residents who show a change of condition
•Uses equipment and supplies in a precise, accurate and calm manner
•Assumes charge nurse cuties when assigned including, but not limited to, adjusting assignments and schedules to best meet needs of residents and appropriate use of personnel
•Under direction of the RN, monitor and document health status of all residents who are unstable or requiring intervention
•Participate in care planning
•Obtain needed intervention and monitor process or order follow through
•Replaces absent staff when necessary
•Input into evaluation of employee work performance interims of resident care
•Staff relations and efficiency of service
•On-call status as assigned
•Has access to confidential information/records and maintains confidentiality
•Projects a positive image of the organization in dealing with residents/clients, coworkers, public

Physical Requirements (based on essential functions):
- Frequently lifts and carries equipment and supplies weighing 25 pounds.
- Frequently pushes/pulls medication treatment carts weighing 300 pounds a distance of 600 feet.
- Frequently twists, stoops, bends; occasionally kneels, squats, climbs stairs
- Frequently reaches at, above or below shoulder height
- 100% of work day is spent indoors, 45 of work day is spent standing, 45 walking, and 10% sitting
- Occasionally safely lifts and transfers residents weighing average of 150 pounds, with or without assistance.
- Must be able to communicate orally and/or in writing with residents, coworkers, families, and public.

Additional Duties:
Maintain clean work area, transcribing physician orders, answering telephones, stocking of supplies, other duties as assigned.

 

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