Ecumen Licensed Practical Nurse in Duluth, Minnesota

Licensed Practical Nurse ID 2017-10479 Posted Date 5/19/2017 Category Nursing Days/Hours 10:00pm-6:30am Type Part-Time Location US-MN-Duluth Overview: Ecumen Lakeshore seeks a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join its team. Ecumen Lakeshore consists of 140 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes as well as 60 short stay rehab beds, 20 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Duluth, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a "Best Place to Work," an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. Responsibilities: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for working under the guidance and support of a registered nurse to coordinate, initiate and monitor daily nursing care delivered to our residents. Specific responsibilities include: Administers medications/treatments for assigned residents within scope of practice and records and orders medications accurately according to physician's orders. Responsible for the coordination of necessary treatments, therapies and appointments. Charts, documents and communicates care related information in the manner dictated by nursing practice and facility policy. Assist with physician rounds as needed. Receives and accurately transcribes physician orders in a timely manner. Supervises and monitors NA/Rs, evaluating residents to ensure resident care is provided in a competent manner according to the plan of care. Observe, monitor and report changes in residents' condition. Notifies and consults with RN regarding significant change or problem and appropriately contacts MD for updates/orders. Responsible for updating care plans timely and effectively. Assists with and ensures timely completion of all required documentation for resident admission, discharges and transfers. Demonstrates accountability by being visible and serving as a liaison between shifts. Respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations (fire/severe weather/medical). Initiate emergency protocols per facility policy. Complete resident and staff member incident reports and provide any emergency care of intervention that is needed. Coordinate, monitor and deliver resident care so that optimum quality is achieved. Assist with resident cares as needed. Ability to delegate work to others within their scope of practice. Performs advanced procedures and therapies within scope of practice. Participate in care conferences as needed and follow up with physician and families as necessary. Participates in orientation and training of new employees. Assist in the supervision and evaluation of job performance for nursing assistants and TMA's. Promotes independence of residents by offering choices and fostering self-help skills. Coordinates care and services with other departments/providers. Other duties as assigned. Responsibilities for all Ecumen Positions: 1. Acting with Honor and Character Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others. Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly. Integrity and Trust. Shows consistency between words and actions. Protects confidential (and sensitive) information. Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration. 2. Honoring Brand Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen. Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance. Accepts responsibility for taking initial action. 3. Creating the new and different Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo. Encourages others to try new methods and approaches. Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful. 4. Empowerment