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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Avanti Health Systems
Location: Superior
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Function
Through utilization of the nursing process perform nursing duties within the scope of practice, under the direction of a registered nurse.
Essential Duties

* Observe resident's condition and response to treatment and take necessary and appropriate action as required
* Recognize and report significant resident condition changes and take appropriate nursing action
* Administer medications and treatments accurately according to facility policy and procedure
* Participate in observation of nurse aide performance
* Transcribe physician s telephone and written orders accurately
* Document nursing care rendered, resident response to treatment, and other pertinent resident data in the medical record
* Attend facility inservices to remain current in nursing practices
* Practice acceptable infection control procedures, specifically hand washing, universal precaution isolation, aseptic, and sterile dressing technique
* Adhere to aaa facility and department safety process and procedures
* Assist patient in performance of ADL skills
* Provide input for the development of individualized care plans and implement accordingly
* Supervise nursing assistants with various assignments

Qualifications

* Graduation from an approved L.P.N. training program
* Wisconsin licensure as a Trained Practical Nurse
* Advanced course in the administration of medications is desirable
* Employee must have had no abuse convictions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Ability to communicate and work well with patients and staff members.
* Ability to follow facility policies and procedures
* Ability to remain current in practice as applicable to job
* Ability to speak the English language in an understandable manner
* Ability to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met
* Ability to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, mentally ill, emotionally upset and at times hostile and violent residents within the facility

We Offer:

* Paid Time Off when working Full-Time
* Paid Holidays when working the Holiday
* 401k participation Full time
* Dental, Vision coverage available

Keywords: Avanti Health Systems, Duluth , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Superior, Minnesota

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