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Overnight LPN

Company: Accura Healthcare Of Pleasantville
Location: Altoona
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Accura Healthcare of Pleasantville has an opportunity to welcome Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to our team. Our culture is what helps us stand apart. We proudly share thatwe are a local community staff, with some that have their own family membershere as residents! We offer an atmosphere that is cohesive, collaborative andfamily oriented. A top of the notch facility with beautiful grounds, access tothe garden for all residents and staff including memory care. We areaccommodating and truly care for each other. You will always get a warmwelcoming when you step foot on our wonderful Pleasantville location! We are blessed to sharethat our residents have not had a single positive COVID case in our building.We provide exceptional quality of care in an environment that is conducive foryou and our residents to thrive. We welcome the opportunity to engage in conversationswith you and share why Accura HealthCare ofPleasantville might be just what you've been looking for!CURRENTLY OFFER SIGN-ON BONUSES: FULL TIME $5,000 AND $2,500 FOR PART TIME. Job Summary:The licensed practice nurse (LPN) is responsible for rendering nursing care in assigned area in terms of individualized client needs, according to dependent and independent nursing functions and conformance with recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing, under the direction/delegation of the registered nurse. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Utilizes nursing knowledge and skills in the safe implementation of basic preventative therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing care of assigned patient/family as evidenced by documentation and observation of positive patient care outcomesPerforms delegated independent nursing functions using established procedures, policies, guidelines and standards as observed by the registered nurseAdministers medications accurately, observing patient response, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and lack of negative outcomes Maintains and coordinates communication among resident family members, staff and physician as evidenced within medical record, client and health care team feedbackAssists in assuring that effective communication exists with resident family members as reflected in the plan of care. Provides punctual change of shift report consisting of pertinent and relevant information for assigned patientsWorks collaboratively with other members of the health care team in coordination of the patient's care as evidenced by other department feedbackUtilizes available written and technology systems specific to patient condition or diseaseUtilizes appropriate teaching methods such as one-on-one and group instruction, demonstration or discussionAssists residents, family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respect their confidentiality and privacy and communicate with them in a courteous and respectful mannerAnswers and refers telephone calls or other inquires to ensure accurate and timely communications are facilitatedMeets requirement of regular attendance to perform job dutiesHas fun in creating a positive atmosphere for residents in conjunction with our Core ValuesFollows instructions and completes daily assignments as assigned and is proactive to changePossesses understanding and compassion for the elderly populationPerforms other duties as assignedQualifications:Education and ExperienceGraduate of an accredited school of NursingCompletion of relevant state Board of Nursing approvedCurrent AHA Healthcare Provider training (BCLS)License/CertificationsState of Iowa LPN licensure by the Iowa Board of Nursing (required)LPN Supervisory Course (within 6 months of hire)CPR Certification (preferred.)Accura HealthCare embraces a unique upside-down culture, putting residents and direct-care staff at the top level of the organization. Our Resource Center associates play a key role in supporting Accura's purpose, 'to care for others' and advancing the mission, 'to be partners in care and family for life' and are expected to provide exceptional customer service by demonstrating and upholding our values of trust, integrity, accountability, commitment, and kindness through the development of strong relationships, servant leadership, and effective communication and follow-up.Accura HealthCare, an Equal Opportunity Employer and leading post-acute healthcare provider based in Iowa, has communities in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska, and growing!by Jobble

Keywords: Accura Healthcare Of Pleasantville, Des Moines , Overnight LPN, Healthcare , Altoona, Iowa

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