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LPN Tendercare Leelanau

Suttons Bay, MI

Posted on November 7, 2017

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About LPN Tendercare Leelanau

Job Description
Learn more about our unique culture and the exciting opportunities that exist within our center.  You will see that we not only offer a comprehensive benefits package, but also amazing growth potential within our organization:
•FREE Medical Insurance during introductory period for FT Licensed Nurses and all non-union positions
•$10K RETENTION BONUS
•UP TO $10K IN STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS
•Medical, Dental, Vision single coverage insurance UNDER $100/month
•Over 1 week vacation (eligible after only 90 days) PLUS Flex Days
•Educational Assistance up to $2,500/yr
•401 (k) Retirement Program with company match
•FREE Life Insurance
•New attendance program where you can earn up to 4 ADDITIONAL DAYS OFF
What makes us different? Our People, Our Pride, Our Passion. If you are wanting to make a difference in the lives of residents and grow your nursing career, Tendercare Leelanau is for YOU! Look no further and apply today at our 72 bed center. Our nurse leadership team instills a fun, welcoming environment which has allowed for longevity and success amongst our nursing team. Our center is currently hiring for LPN Floor Nursing staff.
LOCATION: SUTTONS BAY, MI
FACILITY: TENDERCARE LEELANAU
POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty.  Nursing care is provided through coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the resident’s/patient’s plan of care.  The LPN/LVN adheres to the standards of care for the area, manages the environment to maintain resident/patient safety, and supervises the resident/patient care activity performance by nursing assistants.  Follows all Center policies and procedures.  Performs duties as defined by the State Nurse Practice Act.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•Provides nursing functions:
•Makes rounds to monitor resident/patient conditions and to ensure nursing personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with nursing standards
•Provides direct resident/patient care, including medication administration.  Makes observations, records and reports to the appropriate person any symptoms, reactions and changes in resident/patient condition
•Reviews care plans daily to ensure that appropriate care is being given
•Keeps physician informed of resident/patient conditions
•Received and transcribes physician’s order to resident/patient charts
•Charts nurses notes in and informative and descriptive manner reflecting the care provided and the resident’s/patient’s response to that care
•Gives/receives nursing report at shift change
•Assures charges are accounted for on all chargeable items
•Follows all center licensed nursing staff policies
•Supervisory Responsibilities
•Makes Daily Work Assignments
•Directs the work of employees
•Scheduled lunch and rest breaks
•Reassigns employees from one are to another area as center needs dictate
•Authority to discipline and suspend employees for rules violation
Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Licensed in the state as a LPN/LVN.
Experience: Experience in giving medications to a large group of residents.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Able to use necessary supplies and equipment (feeding pumps, oxygen, treatment trays, medication cart, etc.) Able to calculate drug dosage. Meets all health requirements imposed by law. Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers and other facility staff. Able to read, write, speak and understand English.  Demonstrates basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company applications: Microsoft Office version 1997, 2000 or XP, MS Word, E-mail, Outlook, Internet Explorer.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The responsibilities of this position involve significant physical activities including standing, lifting (up to 60 pounds unassisted), bending, stooping, twisting, pushing and pulling.  Tasks marked with an asterisk (*) are those that regularly require these physical activities.  All employees of nursing homes may be required to provide lifting and transfer assistance to residents/patients.  Lifting and/or transferring some residents/patients will require use of a lifting device and/or assistance of other staff.

The center is committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or need an alternative method for applying for positions at the center, please email careers@fmgllc.com for further assistance.
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