• LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

    Good Samaritan Society - International Falls
    Job Description
    The Sign-On Bonus is Back!
    Hired LPN's will recieved a $8,000.
    Sign-on bonus good through 12/13/2018. 

     
     Resident Care:
    Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents in pertinent area. Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and regulations. Updates plan of care when needed.
     
    Resident Rights:
    Safeguards residents’ property. Maintains residents’ self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information adhering to HIPAA guidelines. Provides residents with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their care plans. Assists to maintain safe, pleasant, orderly resident living areas.
     
    Communication:
    Observes and documents observations and care given to residents. Uses the EMR accurately. Assures physicians are notified and orders are processed. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights. Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition changes etc.
     
    Safety:
    Responds appropriately to emergency needs in the center (choking, falls, convulsions, fire and disaster situations etc.). Demonstrates safe use of oxygen, lifts and all other equipment; utilizes good body mechanics during all transfers and other physical tasks. Notifies maintenance and other appropriate staff of problems.
     
    Infection Control:
    Handles linens properly and disposes of soiled linens, clothing or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Uses standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines, washes hands between resident cares. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections.
     
    Minimum Hiring Requirements             Following are the minimum requirements to be hired into this job:
    1.  Knowledge: Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities; knowledge of basic nursing skills;
    knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered; graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
     
    2.  Prior Experience: Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful.
     
    3.  Basic Abilities: Ability to meet the physical and mental abilities of the job as outlined in Part B of the Job Description (Physical and Mental Abilities Profile); (Reasonable accommodation for qualified disabilities will be considered by the employer on an individual basis as provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act.). Must be able to speak read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly. Ability to meet conditions of employment applicable to the center/campus.
     
    4.  Special Abilities / Training: Licensure for state of practice is required; current CPR certification or ability to become certified in CPR within 180 days of hire.
    Contact Information

  • International Falls Workforce Center 
    Rainy River Community College 
    1501 Highway 71, SC 128 
    International Falls, MN 56649-2160 

    Telephone and Email 
    1-218-283-9427 Or intlfalls.wfc@state.mn.us

    Hours of Operation 
    8AM to 4:30PM 
    Monday-Friday 

    Additional Job Source Resources:

    https://www.minnesotaworks.net/
    http://mn.gov/deed/business/ 
    http://www.ifallsjournal.com/classifieds/job/