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Sanford Health RN or LPN Long Term Care - Chamberlain Care Center in Chamberlain, South Dakota

Job Title: RN or LPN Long Term Care | Chamberlain Care Center | Chamberlain

City: Chamberlain

State: SD

Department : Routine Nursing Home - Chamberlain

Job Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other

Bonus: Generous Sign On Bonus Available! Apply to inquire.

JOB SUMMARY

RN - The Registered Nurse (RN) is

responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis,

outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized

nursing care to residents. Collaborates with resident and family, other inter-disciplinary

colleagues, including providers, to plan, implement and evaluate care.

Demonstrates competency and

practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes

appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their

assigned clinical setting. Cares for residents in all phases of preventative

care, health maintenance, diagnosis, and treatment. Responsible for the

coordination of care, resident assessment, resident education and various other

nursing interventions.

May serve as charge nurse and delegate appropriate tasks to license and

unlicensed assistive personnel that are within the job descriptions, skills,

resident care needs, and the competence level of the delegate. Provides

adequate assistance and support to delegates to ensure safe, reliable

administration of resident care and resolution of care and service concerns.

Functions within the scopes 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.

LPN - 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.

POSITIONRESPONSIBILITIES

RN - Performs age

related patient assessments and nursing interventions. Monitors patient’s

response to treatment plan and adjusts accordingly. Monitors patient’s health

conditions and records all medical related data, e.g. progress notes.

Effectively delegates and supervises based on one’s state practice act and an

understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability.

Documents current patient medication, medication administered, and

reactions/results. Delivers written and oral communications that engage

audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce

specific outcomes and impact. Coordination and management of care for patients,

including with complex needs. Adjusts clinical practices according to patients’

wishes, keeping within policy limits. Adheres to legal regulations and

organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Responsible

for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff and visitors and

works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide

the best outcomes for patients.

LPN - Adheres

to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health

information Applies home healthcare operating principles and practices within

own position Communicate relevant information with patients and health team

members to ensure quality and continuity of care. Contribute to the evaluation

of the plan of care by gathering, observing, recording and communication

patient responses to nursing interventions. Effectively delegates and

supervises based on one’s state practice act and an understanding of the

concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability. Establishes and

maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.

Follows safety measures to ensure proper use of equipment and

supplies. Implement interventions that are assigned, ordered or prescribed by

licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Observe patients, document and

report changes in patient condition, such as adverse reactions to medication or

treatment, and take any necessary action. Participate and be part of a

healthcare team to conduct focused nursing assessments and contribute to the

plan of care. Participate in health teaching developed by a licensed practitioner

or registered nurse. Promote a safe and therapeutic environment by providing

appropriate monitoring and surveillance of the care environment. Responsible

for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and

visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care

team to provide the best outcomes for patients.

QUALIFICATIONS

RN - Graduate from a nationally

accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission

on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education

in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing

Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred.

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing

where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure

if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains

required department specific competencies and certifications.

LPN - 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.

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.

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City: Chamberlain

State: SD

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD08569

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