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Angelhaus LPN

Posted on: August 24, 2020

Angelhaus

Where angels, care for angels.

The Licensed Practical Nurse, or LPN, oversees, coordinates, and shares the responsibilities for all activities of the facility related to the care and wellbeing of the Residents. He/She will provide services in accordance with Angelhaus objectives and guidelines. He/She will assist in establishing and implementing policies, promote favorable relationships inside and out of the center, and perform duties to ensure safe and efficient operation of the center.

We have openings in both Aberdeen and Yankton.

Responsible to: The LPN reports to the Director of Nursing.
Workers Supervised: The LPN supervises all employees of the center with the exception of the Administrator, DON, and DOO.
Interrelationships: The LPN regularly interacts with residents and works cooperatively with all staff of the facility. The LPN also works with families and outside providers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: The LPN must be a Licensed Practical Nurse who holds a current license in the State of South Dakota. He/She must have the ability to understand and implement local, state, and federal regulations related to healthcare.
Experience: It is very helpful if he/she has had experience in supervising staff, dealing with the public, and being familiar with the doctors in the Aberdeen or Yankton community. It is important that he/she has an interest in dealing with the elderly, an understanding of disorders that affect the elderly with dementia, and a desire to work with this population.
Job Knowledge: He/She must know what is expected in providing the best possible care for residents. He/She must insist upon and hold the finest of practices throughout the center. He/She must be able to implement principles of healthcare, follow employment practices as are outlined in the facility’s policy and procedure manual, and work cooperatively with outside agencies and individuals. He/She must also have the ability to sometimes make some very tough decisions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sit and walk for up to two hours.
Walk three to four hours.
Frequent lifting up to 50 pounds.
Occasional bending and twisting at the waist.
Occasional reaching above or below shoulder heights, e.g. charts or supplies on upper shelves and lower drawers in medication cart.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Subject to frequent interruptions.
Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents.
Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.
Must attend and participate in in-house education programs.

To apply for this job email your details to shania@angel.haus