Sanford Health LPN Hospice - Hospice Cottage in Luverne, Minnesota

LPN Hospice | Hospice Cottage | Luverne

Gives general nursing care within the LPN scope of practice. Basic nursing care includes comfort measures, personal hygiene and procedures for which the approved LPN educational programs have prepared. Receives assistance from the full scope of nursing expertise. Has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to patientsΓÇÖ physical and psychological needs. Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. Knowledge of patient end of life goals and helping patient reach those goals. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe homecare environment. Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed. Skill in taking vital signs. Skill in documenting and maintaining records. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, health care providers, and the public.

Job Title: LPN Hospice | Hospice Cottage | Luverne

City: Luverne

State: Minnesota

Department : Hospice Cottage

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 12 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Gives general nursing care within the LPN scope of practice. Basic nursing care includes comfort measures, personal hygiene and procedures for which the approved LPN educational programs have prepared. Receives assistance from the full scope of nursing expertise. Has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to patientsΓÇÖ physical and psychological needs. Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. Knowledge of patient end of life goals and helping patient reach those goals. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe homecare environment. Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed. Skill in taking vital signs. Skill in documenting and maintaining records. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, health care providers, and the public.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide personal cares to a maximum of 4 patients in a home like setting. Make meals for residents, Cleaning of cottage. Able to prioritize needs of all patients. Strong ability to communicate with family members of patients.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minnesota LPN license required. Completion of LPN program at state board approved school.

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City: Luverne

State: Minnesota

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req8229