Facility: GSS MN Waconia Ctr
Location: Waconia, MN
Address: 333 W 5th St, Waconia, MN 55387, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing care for residents of all ages in long term care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the resident in the relevant clinical setting.
Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards related to the physical and psychosocial needs of the resident as per care plan.
Possess the ability to perform testing to evaluate data reflective of the resident's status and to provide the care needed.
Demonstrates ability to recognize problems, recommend solutions and respond effectively to assist in an emergent situation.
Ensures the health, comfort and safety of residents.
Contributes to the assessment of residents and administers medications or treatments as ordered.
Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed.
Documents resident interactions as needed and the outcomes related to resident care, medication, behavior, activity, and dietary.
Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with resident, health care providers, and the public.
Ability to work effectively with professional and supportive personnel as a member of an interdisciplinary care team.
Ability to communicate clearly and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Counsels residents, family members and/or resident advocate, under the direction of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider or physician on prevention and treatment plans.
Knowledge of resident education principles to develop a self-care program. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Good Samaritan Society in Waconia has a rare opportunity for an LPN - Nurse Unit Coordinator!
Be an important part of our new resident and families lives making them feel comfortable during the admission process.
Located near scenic Lake Waconia, Good Samaritan Society - Waconia & Westview Acres is a 92-bed 5* campus consisting of Senior Living, Rehabilitation & Skilled Care services. We're dedicated to creating an environment where people feel loved, valued and at peace.
Full-Time Day Shift - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (includes every other weekend) - Shift times can vary
Primary responsibilities include processing daily orders and transcribing admissions orders
Excellent interpersonal communication skills with positive and friendly demeanor - being able to provide comfort and ease to residents and families during their admission process and adjustment period
Assists HIM with appointment and transportation needs
LPN Licensure required
Eligible for excellent comprehensive benefits opportunities - Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, 401(k) with strong company match, RN Scholarship program, Paid Time Off, Holiday Incentives, a great team and more!
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate degree in practical nursing is preferred.
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://good-sam.jobs/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.
Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: GR-53127