Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Compensation

: $42,440.00 - $51,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Good Samaritan Home is hiring LPN/Staff Nurses. We have full-time and part-time positions available.

The Staff Nurse provides direct nursing care to the residents in a long-term care setting and supervises the day-to-day nursing care performed by Certified Nursing Assistants.

Benefits:

We at Good Samaritan Home provide employees with the security of knowing that they have multiple types of benefits to meet their needs at low or no cost.

Benefits available to employees include:

  • Competitive Wage with Annual Merit Increases.
  • Generous Paid-Time-Off beginning day 1 of employment.
  • FREE Office Visits, Generic Medications, and Lab Work at employee clinic.
  • FREE Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Low employee cost of Health and Dental Insurance.
  • Matching retirement plan to help you plan for the future.
  • Advancement Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement.
  • And many more fantastic benefits.

Skills:

  • Detail oriented, highly organized, problem-solver with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and staff to provide excellent care of our residents.
  • Effective communicator with strong team-building and collaborative skills.
  • Promotes staff excellence, accuracy and consistency to ensure compliance with all regulations and standards.
  • Compassionate and dedicated to our residents care.

Requirements:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN program.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in the state of Indiana.

Duties (included but not limited to):

  • Educates patients and their families by assisting in preoperative, postoperative, and relevant health teaching.
  • Administers medications by preparing medications; administering specified medication orally or by subcutaneous or inter muscular injection; recording dosage and time in patient record; maintaining logs.
  • Provides ancillary medical care by dressing wounds; giving enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages; applying compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
  • Maintains patient stability by taking and recording vital signs.
  • Maintains patient nutrition by examining food trays for prescribed diet; feeding patients; recording food and fluid intake and output.
  • Helps patients with daily living by bathing, dressing, and assisting patients in walking and turning.
  • Keeps nursing supervisors informed by observing patients and reporting adverse reactions to medication or treatment.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies
  • Performs routine laboratory tests by collecting samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum.

If you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of our residents, to provide excellent floor care services and to work in a family-like atmosphere, apply today!


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Associated topics: license, licensed vocational, lvn lpn, med, nurse i, nurse ii, nurse iii, nurse lpn, practical nurse lpn, vocational nurse * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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