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Travel LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – Rapid Response Team – FT

Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: West Fargo
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

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Facility: GSS ND Fa Staffing Pool

Location: West Fargo, ND

Address: 800 4th Ave E Suite 1, West Fargo, ND 58078, USA

Shift: Varies

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 36.00

Job Summary

Ready for a change? We’re looking for compassionate, responsible, and adaptable Travel LPNs to join Good Sam’s Rapid Response Team who can provide care to assigned residents in a caring, safe, and efficient manner. This position comes with premium compensation starting at $32/ hour, guaranteed full-time hours, and a comprehensive benefits package. On top of that, we cover your costs associated with travel, lodging and food. If you love travel, we offer short-term assignments that vary from 2-4 weeks and employees are given 24 hours’ notice of their next assignment. The LPN will be expected to travel 100% of the time on the job. Must be willing and able to work in COVID positive environments and traveling to different states across the Good Samaritan Society footprint.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing care for residents of all ages in long term care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician.

The LPN will be expected to travel 100% of the time on the job. Must be willing and able to work in COVID positive environments and willing to change locations within 24 hours notice. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the resident in the relevant clinical setting. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards related to the physical and psychosocial needs of the resident as per care plan. Possess the ability to perform testing to evaluate data reflective of the resident's status and to provide the care needed. Demonstrates ability to recognize problems, recommend solutions and respond effectively to assist in an emergent situation.

Ensures the health, comfort and safety of residents. Contributes to the assessment of residents and administers medications or treatments as ordered. Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed. Documents resident interactions as needed and the outcomes related to resident care, medication, behavior, activity, and dietary. Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with resident, health care providers, and the public. Ability to work effectively with professional and supportive personnel as a member of an interdisciplinary care team. Ability to communicate clearly and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Counsels residents, family members and/or resident advocate, under the direction of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider or physician on prevention and treatment plans. Knowledge of resident education principles to develop a self-care program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate degree in practical nursing is preferred.

If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

Must have attended a pre-licensure nursing program that included supervised clinical experience across the life span as part of the curriculum or have had a minimum of 400 hours of experience as LPN at another facility. Specific services/positions may have additional education, training or experience requirements.

Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Completes required annual continuing education units (CEU) and competency training requirements of the department and facility.

Current valid driver’s license, and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category II drivers.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-44310

Featured: No

Keywords: Good Samaritan Society, Fargo , Travel LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – Rapid Response Team – FT, Other , West Fargo, North Dakota

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