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Facility: Ava's House Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1320 W 17th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 12.00
Salary Range: $21.50 - $29.50
New Graduate & Experienced LPNs welcome to apply!
Ava’s House is a 20-bed inpatient acute hospice facility. We care for adult and pediatric patients and have cared for patients ranging from the age of one day old to over 100 years old. We offer a collaborative interdisciplinary team that promotes engagement and education. Our interdisciplinary team is made up of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, patient care techs, social workers, pharmacists, volunteer representatives, and chaplains. Our facility focuses on symptom management and maintaining comfort and dignity at end of life. We provide 24-hour care and could be considered a “Hospice ICU”.
We take deep pride in our ability to manage distressing symptoms in medically and ethically appropriate ways. We understand that this is a very difficult time for our patients and their families, and we work tirelessly to meet them where they are on their journey. Our department works closely with all inpatient units, especially medical oncology. Medical oncology staff care for our patients until they are able to be transferred to Ava's House.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing care for patients of all ages. Functions in a structured care setting and adheres to the policies and procedures established by Sanford. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the patient in the relevant clinical setting and possess the ability to perform testing to assess data reflective of the patient's status and to interpret appropriately the information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
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.
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.
Sanford Health 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, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
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Sanford Health 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-0171230
Job Function: Nursing