LPN - Eventide Fargo

Location
Fargo, ND
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Aug 03, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse
Job Type
Long-Term
Licensed Practical Nurse
Eventide Fargo
Part Time, 16 hrs/pp 6a-2:30p, every other weekend
Full Time, 72 hrs/pp 6p-6:30a, every third weekend

Provides and assures that the highest degree of nursing care is provided and that it is consistent with the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations as well as the philosophy, policies and procedures of Eventide. Assures that this care is provided in a manner that promotes the residents' rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality.
Requirements:
If applying in Minnesota, a Minnesota LPN license is required. If applying in North Dakota, a North Dakota LPN License is required. CPR/BLS certification is required. Long Term Care experience is preferred.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Monitors residents' needs and health status through physical observations and interviews on continuing basis.
  • Provide individual attention, which encourages each resident's ability to maintain or attain the highest physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.
  • Observes and follows the residents' plan of care. Updates and makes appropriate changes in plans of care whenever necessary. Plans of care include interdisciplinary care plans, physician orders and NA-R care plans.
  • Administers medications and treatments and monitors medications and treatments for effectiveness.
  • Gives direct nursing care to residents whenever necessary and according to established nursing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Comply with rules and regulations as set forth by the Minnesota Department of Health and the Center for Medicare/Medicaid services.
  • Provide accurate documentation in the residents' records according to established nursing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Assist in orientation/training of new team members.
  • Report resident needs, problems, and observations regarding residents' condition to the registered nurse and physician.
  • Ensures adequate staffing levels for a scheduled shift.
  • Monitors the activities and functions of subordinate staff, which may include participating in the disciplinary process.
  • Ensures that work responsibilities of subordinate staff are completed thoroughly and accurately within scheduled shifts and according to established resident care policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Provides information, education, and support for assigned residents and their families.
  • Communicates the needs of residents to resident care staff in the unit.
  • Interacts with physicians and other health care facilities as needed, according the needs of the residents.
  • Continually updates nursing skills and knowledge by attending in-services, continuing education programs and staff meetings.
  • Coordinates and participates in resident care conferences.

ICARE: Our Christian-influenced values empower Eventide team members to live our mission. Our values inspire our service, hospitality, performance and relationships.

Integrity - We accept the great responsibility of providing the best care for our residents at all times.
Compassion - We treat each person with kindness, sensitivity and understanding.
Accountability - We promise to fulfill our mission by using good stewardship of our time, talents and resources.
Respect - We recognize and honor the dignity of each resident, family and team member.
Excellence - We strive to continually improve all that we do, individually and collectively.