Elim Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - FT Days, 3500 Bonus! in Des Moines, Iowa

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - FT Days, 3500 Bonus!

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Job Description

Valley View Village is currently seeking a dedicated Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to help our residents experience independence and dignity within a loving community atmosphere. We are seeking passionate and dedicated skilled nursing professionals who want to make a difference in our residents’ lives. For your commitment and dedication, you will be eligible for a $3,500 Sign On Bonus!

This is an Full-Time, benefit eligible position with a rotating schedule. Hours: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Week 1:Sunday, Wednesday, ThursdayWeek 2: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) responsibilities:

  • Display a courteous attitude and respect for all residents, families, and staff.

  • Administer medications and/or treatments in accordance with physician's orders and monitors for effectiveness/response.

  • Manage medications, supplies, and equipment including ordering, receiving, storing, and disposing of all items in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Document care using computerized medication administration and charting software (eMAR).

  • Notify Clinical Manager, attending physicians, and family members of significant changes in a resident's condition, and takes follow up action as necessary.

  • Monitor nursing personnel on duty during the assigned shift.

  • Act as charge nurse in absence of nursing administration.

  • Perform additional tasks as requested.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) skills and requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

  • Must have a current Iowa Registered Nurse (RN) license and be in good standing.

  • CPR certificate required.

  • Supervisory course required within 6 months of hire.

  • Experience in Long Term Care preferred.

  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Self-starter with a desire to be a part of a team.

  • Strive to serve in the Mission of Elim Care.

About Us:

Valley View Village's new 70,000-square-foot building offers private and semi-private suites, with 20 memory-care beds, 20 skilled-care beds and 39 long-term care beds. This state of the art health center provides long term care, skilled nursing for rehabilitation stays, and Speech, Physical & Occupational Therapy services. At Valley View Village, we believe it is important to learn and grow. If you desire to continue your education and professional advance within the CNA role or beyond, Valley View Village will support you while you attend classes and offer opportunities for growth within the organization.

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

Important Notes

To be considered, please apply online or stop in at 2555 Guthrie Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50317, to fill out an application.

EOE/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled *A Drug Free Workplace *A Veteran Friendly Employer

Location: US-IA-DesMoines

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Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: Valley View Village