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24 May 2021

Full-Time Staff Nurse – RN or LPN

MedSearch Corp – Posted by MedSearch Corp Anywhere

Job Description

The LPN/RN Nurse performs a variety of professional nursing duties in the care of home care clients; complies with state rules and regulations, and follows established policies and procedures of the home care agency.

Flexible 8-hour shifts. Generally 1st shifts. Some short travel to other company sites as needed.

Staff Nurse POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

· Graduate of an accredited school of nursing for RN or LPN.

· Must be registered and licensed with the State of Minnesota and must maintain a current unencumbered license with the Board of Nursing.

· Prefer at least two-year(s) experience in-home care or assisted living.

· Working knowledge of the state requirements for the Comprehensive Home Care license.

· Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.

· Must demonstrate leadership, good judgment, and dependability.

· Must be knowledgeable and accurate in the administration of medications and treatments.

· Must be flexible in dealing with changing situations.

· Ability to use computers and electronic medical records.

· Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.

· Must be knowledgeable about validation techniques, reality orientation, and/or appropriate diversional activities for clients with dementia.

· Must work as a team member and maintain a positive demeanor.

Staff Nurse OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

· Must receive “not disqualified” criminal background results from the MN Department of Human Services and may not be on the OIG exclusions list.

· Must be screened for TB.

· Current driver’s license, valid automobile insurance, and able to pass a drug test.

Staff Nurse RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Works under the direction of the nurse supervisor to monitor clients’ needs and changes.

· Ensures that unlicensed staff performs their duties and responsibilities.

· Initiates emergency procedures for clients and reports to RN.

· Reviews client care plans.

· Assists with the implementation of physician orders.

· Ensures accuracy and promptness in transcribing physician orders.

· Carries out proper charting practices and documentation procedures.

· Assists with the initiation of services for new clients, transfers to settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, or assisted living, and discharges as requested by RN supervisor.

· Assembles and operates equipment such as oxygen suppliers and others.

· Orders, sets up and administers medications.

· Assists RN in orienting, training, and mentoring new staff.

· Attends required meetings, in-service training, and conferences.

· Evaluates the job performance of unlicensed staff.

· Consults with RN regarding unlicensed staff performance problems.

· Schedules work of unlicensed staff within established guidelines.

· Assists the unlicensed staff as necessary in performing their duties.

Staff Nurse WORKING CONDITIONS:

· Primary responsibilities will be conducted in client homes and in housing-with-services establishments in clean, well-lit, climate-controlled areas such as client apartments, hallways, workrooms, client dining area, and meeting rooms.

· Exposure to body fluids, infection, odors, and the behavior of clients that may be aggressive, combative, or demanding.
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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 – $36.00 per hour depending on LPN or RN license. Benefits eligible.

COVID-19 considerations:
Adhere to all current MDH COVID-A9 guidelines.

Job Categories: Registered Nurse Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #homecare, lpn, nurse jobs, rn, and staff nurse. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 21 days.

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