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
Department : Routine Nursing Home - Chamberlain
Job Schedule: PRN
Hours Per Shift: Other
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: PRN
Req Number: WD05824