LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - PT Night

Good Samaritan Society Algona , IA 50511

Posted 3 weeks ago

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With over 200 senior care communities, the Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health have provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in Christian environment. Our long-term care nursing team cares for over 13,000 residents across 24 states and promotes professional development, opportunities for growth, and fun.

Facility: GSS IA Algona Ctr

Location: Algona, IA

Address: 412 W Kennedy, Algona, IA 50511, USA

Shift: 12 Hours - Night Shifts

Job Schedule: Part time

Weekly Hours: 24. 00

Starting Rate: $22.50/hour

Pay Info: $2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS!!!

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who is ready to create a caring and joyful environment for his/her residents. LPN candidates that excel in a long-term setting tend to have a strong sense of purpose, proficiency in care delivery, effective communication skills, empathy, and an ability to maintain composure as well as support and comfort others in stressful situations. We value the knowledge and expertise LPNs can bring to our organization and encourage you to apply today.

Responsibilities:Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents and updates when necessary Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and regulations Observes and documents observations and care given to residents Responds promptly to resident call lights Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education Uses standard precautions by using personal protective equipment
Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate degree in practical nursing is preferred.

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.

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.

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.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-81641

Featured: No

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