LPN | Hospice
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Facility: Worthington Sunst Cottage
Location: Worthington, MN
Shift: 12 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 24.00
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient/resident care for stable and predictable patients/residents of all ages in the home care setting. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the patient/resident in the relevant setting and possesses the ability to perform testing to assess data reflective of the patient's/resident's status and to interpret appropriately the information needed to identify each patient's/resident's requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in the home care setting. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients/residents.
Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient/resident care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients/residents. Knowledge of patient/residents education principles to develop a self-care program. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe environment, specific to the home setting. Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.
One year of professional nursing experience preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Valid driver’s license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-31645