The purpose of this position is to provide nursing care to clients under the supervision of the Home Care Coordinator/RN. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) performs general nursing activities in all phases in managing the care of the home care client. The LPN or RN will be delegated only tasks for which their license qualifies them and they have the education or experience to perform. Documented competencies will be maintained in their personnel file. The LPN or RN administers prescribed medication and treatment in accordance with approved nursing technique. Is able to collect client monitoring data and consults with the Home Care Coordinator/RN to assist in implementing care. Monitors Home Care Aides under the direction of an RN according to regulation. Provides standard of care in accordance with approved nursing technique and department policy and procedure. Actively participates in team efforts to foster harmonious working relationships with co-workers. Promotes a positive work environment. Addresses conflict appropriately.
Mill Street Residence is a assisted living community like no other and it is our employees that truly make the difference. Whether it involves housekeeping, dining services, home care, maintenance, activities or our front office, we strive to provide the highest level of quality care to the seniors we serve. At Mill Street, we treat people like family and it shows. We welcome you in joining us to become part of the best assisted living community in town!
Lake Region Healthcare, Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services & Mill Street Residence provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
A degree from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse program is required. Current LPN or RN licensure and registration with the MN State Board of Nursing. A minimum of one year experience in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or home care agency is required; home health care experience is preferred. Should possess good intervention techniques, effective communication skills, problem solving and decision making capabilities, and the ability to solicit cooperation. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Must possess problem sensitivity; ability to interpret assessments to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong, and identify the whole problem. Ability to communicate effectively in dealing with clients, families, nursing staff, and other health professionals. Patience, tact, enthusiasm and a positive attitude towards the elderly is essential.