Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - PRN

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - PRN

Shalom Park | Aurora, CO, 80015, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

Our mission is to create a joyful community where honor and belonging flourish!

Shalom Park, an Eden Milestone 2 Registered community in Aurora, CO was established in 1992 to care for the elders in our community. We are looking for talented, innovative and friendly people to join our team. Eden Associates are welcome!

We are motivated by our desire to "Honor our Fathers and Mothers." We respect and appreciate the diversity of our care partners, our residents, and the community we serve. We challenge the status quo and ask how we can improve what we do. We hire kind and adaptable people with the heart and desire to help our elders and one another.

Depending on your employment status, you may have access to the following:

* Access to a full range of premium benefits (UHC Medical, United Concordia Dental, VSP Vision, 401k + match and more!)
* Onsite Wellness Center with gym and warm-water pool
* Discounts in Bistro
* Education Reimbursement Program
* Paid time off


* An opportunity to do the best work of your life

LPN Opening Available: 1-4 shifts per week

Day shift 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

Evening shift 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Night shift 10:30 pm - 7:00 am

Compensation range is $29-$39/hr depending on experience.

Summary

Provides general nursing care to patients in nursing home facility by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension
* Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing standards
* Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient
* Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies the Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents; may notify supervisor as needed
* Performs nursing assessments to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient
* Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol
* Documents interventions, patient behaviors and physical assessments for assigned patients
* Initiates a patient/family-education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient/family, as prescribed by Physician
* Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities
* Interviews patient to determine medical problem/condition and documents in chart for physician
* Obtains and records patient's vital signs and weight
* Reviews physician's orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient
* Documents services performed for billing purposes
* Dresses wounds and gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages
* Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge
* Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or inter-muscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts
* Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers
* Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples
* Records food and fluid intake and output
* Maintains supplies, including stocking and ordering new supplies and disposing of expired or damaged supplies
* Responds to patient inquiries by evaluating and responding to the patient's problems and questions
* Follows up with patients on lab results, including the scheduling of any additional tests
* Coordinates referrals for patients through insurance and other physician offices
* Other duties may be assigned

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Active, in good-standing, Licensed Practical Nurse License in the State of Colorado. Active Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.