Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • 2319 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55116, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Highland Chateau we are dedicated to awakening our communities to the positive possibilities of life’s next chapters. Our team is committed to providing comfort, promoting independence, and nurturing the interests of the seniors we serve, every day. Come Join Us!

Job Description

This position is responsible for planning and providing direct care to residents as assigned. The nurse will plan, direct and carry out shift routines in assigned nursing unit / to assigned residents. Responsibilities may include:

Clinical Processes & Procedures

  • Ensure that resident’s charts are updated and free of errors.
  • Openly communicate with the Medical Director and DON relating to resident diagnoses
    and treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with the clinical team in establishing a treatment plan.
  • Provide direct resident care following the treatment plan, this may include tasks such as administering medication, etc.

Staffing

  • Makes walking rounds between shifts and whenever necessary to supervise and monitor work performance in terms of resident care, staff regulations and efficiency of service.

Survey Readiness

  • Report occupational exposures to needle sticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
  • Participates in all inspections of nursing care by outside agencies.
  • Complete all documentation as recommended by Federal and State Guidelines.
  • Ensure that reportable events are communicated in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that nursing notes are informative and complete regarding the cares and services provided to the resident.

Unit Management

  • Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift.
  • Attend nurses and team meetings as scheduled and/or assigned.
  • Maintain professional relationships with physicians and other providers.
  • Respond to all emergency situations within the facility.
  • Promote rehabilitation nursing on the units.
  • Perform physical and psychological nursing assessments on residents when necessary.
  • Report all unusual circumstances that may involve the safety and well-being of the residents and staff directly to the DON.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Successful completion of a Licensed Practice Nurse (L.P.N.) program at an accredited school, college or university. Must have and maintain an active L.P.N. license / registration in good standing on the state registry.

Experience

  • Previous experience as an L.P.N. in long-term care preferred.

Additional Information

  • Evening Shift: 2 pm - 10:15/10:30 pm
  • Full-Time .8 FTE
  • Wage Range: $21.27 - $27.39

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.