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With over 200 senior care communities, the Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health have provided over 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in Christian environment. Our long-term care nursing team cares for over 13,000 residents across 24 states and promotes professional development, opportunities for growth, and fun.
Facility: GSS IA Ottumwa
Location: Ottumwa, IA
Address: 2035 Chester Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501, USA
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 24.00
Salary Range: $22.50 - $28.00
Pay Info: $5,000 Sign On Bonus Available!!
NOW HIRING ALL NURSING SHIFTS!!
We are a 135 bed facility and have been voted Best of Southern Iowa for the last 3 years in a row.
Our staff is compassionate and dedicated to the residents. We are a family. The Good Samaritan Society is proud to be one of the largest non-profit providers of senior services in the US.
What makes us special is why we are committed to doing this work. Since our founding in 1922, we've been driven by our mission and beliefs. We believe everyone deserves to be treated with respect, dignity, and compassion.
We offer great benefits to our employees:
Health, dental and, vision insurance
401(k) with employer match
PTO accrual starting on your first day
Continuing education (CE)
Work/life balance benefits
We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who is ready to create a caring and joyful environment for his/her residents. LPN candidates that excel in a long-term setting tend to have a strong sense of purpose, proficiency in care delivery, effective communication skills, empathy, and an ability to maintain composure as well as support and comfort others in stressful situations. We value the knowledge and expertise LPNs can bring to our organization and encourage you to apply today.
Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents and updates when necessary
Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and regulations
Observes and documents observations and care given to residents
Responds promptly to resident call lights
Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education
Uses standard precautions by using personal protective equipment
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate degree in practical nursing is preferred.
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.
Must have attended a pre-licensure nursing program that included supervised clinical experience across the life span as part of the curriculum or have had a minimum of 400 hours of experience as LPN at another facility. Specific services/positions may have additional education, training or experience requirements.
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. Completes required annual continuing education units (CEU) and competency training requirements of the department and facility.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-82481
Job Function: Nursing