Licensed Practical Nurse ($250 Starting Bonus!)

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Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides general nursing services to individuals with disabilities residing within our adult foster care homes and community services located throughout the Minnesota Iron Range communities, from Grand Rapids to Gilbert.

New employee starting bonus to be paid after 90 days of employment:

  • Full-time positions: $250.00
  • Part-time positions: $125.00

Base starting pay:

  • $18.50/hr

Location:

  • Chisholm, MN 55719

Available time types:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities 

  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for safety, confidentiality of data, quality assurance, current rules, agency policies and able to demonstrate mature judgment and able to make programmatic and supervisory decisions
  • Responsible for overseeing the quality of care delivered to clients, ensuring that it is carried out in an ethical and appropriate manner
  • Coordinates with physicians and other health care providers and ensures that clients receive the proper medical care determined by the treating health care professional
  • Oversees, under the direction of the Director of Residential Services, the administration of medications by unlicensed direct care staff
  • Provides on-going training and support to line staff and management in health related topics
  • Develop, implement, and monitor the health care plans/services to all clients as assigned and/or requested
  • Perform required individual clients assessments within license (RN or LPN) guidelines
  • Perform or arrange for medical treatments as prescribed
  • Provide and/or arrange for necessary training to agency staff (i.e. medication administration, CPR, First Aid, employee orientation, others as deemed necessary)
  • Understand and remain current with the health care needs of assigned clients
  • Provide necessary crisis intervention (medical in nature)
  • Participate in medical appointments with outside agencies
  • Monitor medication and health service practices to clients
  • Manage Psychotropic Medication Use Checklist (PMUC) on individuals with prescribed psychotropic medications
  • Prepare necessary health care reports and summaries for clients team meetings and outside agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required
  • Current Minnesota license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) required
  • At least one (1) year of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check
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