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Providence Health & Services Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Issaquah, Washington

Description:

Providence Health and Services is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to Providence Marianwood, Long Term Care Department in Issaquah, WA.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

• Accountable for nursing-related resident outcomes during the shift.

• Oversees the work of the Resident Assistants, and provides direction and feedback to ensure resident needs are met.

• Participates in all aspects of resident care, including but not limited to assistance with activities of daily living, activities, and food preparation.

• Documents resident health status and care provided in accordance with clinical, ethical, and legal standards.

• Completes other functions delegated by the primary nurse or Nurse Manager, including but not limited to transcribing and following up on provider orders, ordering medications, completing portions of the move-in or discharge process, completing portions of the MDS as assigned, and updating care plans.

• Uses the nursing process to deliver holistic, high quality nursing care, and is accountable for care outcomes.

• Uses SBAR or another effective communication method to provide accurate information to providers, primary nurse, or supervisors to ensure resident needs are met.

• Mentors new employees and serves as a preceptor for practical nursing students.

• Is aware of quality improvement activities and goals, and participates in monitoring and reporting of quality data for the neighborhood; Participates in survey-related activities (including the plan of correction).

• In collaboration with supervisor, evaluates own practice, identifies goals for growth, and identifies resources to reach goals.

• Delivers holistic nursing care in accordance with the resident plan of care.

• Uses the nursing process to assess effectiveness of the current care plan, and updates the care plan in collaboration with the Primary Nurse.

• Completes annual employment requirements on time.

• Proficiency, or sustained development of proficiency in technology required for job performance.

• Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions, and works toward cultural competence in working with team members, clients, and the community.

• Assists in orientation and development of new team members.

• Contributes to performance reviews of team members, and gives feedback to promote growth.

• Participates in team conferences, including but not limited to care plan reviews at shift report, resident care conferences.

• Demonstrates good team member skills.

• Sets clear expectations for job performance during the shift and gives positive feedback for a job well done.

• Works collaboratively with the Household Team to solve problems during the shift.

• Maintains current knowledge and skills in essential areas for geriatric nursing, including but not limited to: normal aging; pathophysiology and treatments for common health conditions; skin assessment and intervention; fall prevention; pain assessment and management; behavioral approaches for cognitively-impaired residents; infection prevention in communal living environments; symptom management in palliative and end-of-life care.

• Completes 12 hr of inservice education each year, including required inservices on clinical, safety, and compliance topics.

• Uses interpersonal communication skills when working with residents and families to implement the care plan and to respond to resident and family concerns.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure in Washington State

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of nursing experience

  • Prior patient care experience in sub-acute, long term care and/or with Alzheimer’s or Dementia patients

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence Marianwood in Issaquah, Washington compassionately serves people of all ages and faiths. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home in “neighborhoods” and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Req ID: 239850

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