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Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)

Company: Catholic Community Services
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

*$2,000 Hiring Bonus!*Catholic Community Services is a faith-based organization, rooted in the values of Love, Justice, Truth, and Freedom, that has been serving the Mid Willamette Valley and Central Coast for over 80 years. We are committed to providing the best care for those that we serve and advancement opportunities for our staff. At CCS, not only will you to work with extraordinary people, you will receive a competitive wage, earn 20 days of paid time off in your first year of employment, and have excellent company paid health benefits. Join us today! Become a champion in the lives of others!Wage: $19.85 - $20.95 / hourlyBonus: $2,000 Hiring BonusSchedule: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm (on-call and weekend rotation)Location: Supports homes in Albany, Salem, Woodburn, Mt. Angel, and CanbyType: Full Time / Non-ExemptBenefits we provide:5 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) per yearEmployer paid health insuranceDental, vision, life insurance, FSA and more!Wellness Activity DiscountsOn The Job Training and CPR/First Aid certificationAnnual performance evaluations with annual pay increaseEmployee appreciation eventsGeneral Position SummaryThe LPN is primarily responsible for providing LPN nursing care for people with developmental disabilities. The LPN works under the direction of the RN.Minimum RequirementsCurrent license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Oregon with no restrictions.High School Diploma/GED.Be able to lift up to 65 pounds for a total of up to 130 pounds in a two-person lift.Current certification in CPR and First Aid or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire.Reliable transportation, valid driver's license (or the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver license within 30 days of hire) and a driving record that permits coverage under the agency's corporate auto liability policy and personal automobile liability insurance coverage.One to four years nursing experience preferred.Prior medically fragile and MR/DD experience preferred.Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.Preferred Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, and AbilitiesKnowledge and skill of LPN nursing.Knowledge of the LPN's standards and scope of practice as outlined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.Knowledge of Self Determination Principles and Practices.Knowledge of Person/Customer Rights.Knowledge of OAR applicable standards and other state requirements.Knowledge regarding all Nursing policies, procedures, and statement of purpose of the program.Knowledge of Emergency Response Procedures.Knowledge of Individual Support Plans.CPR and First Aid Skills.Ability to gather data and document accurately in written and electronic format.Ability to follow RN, physician, dental, and health care professional's direction for care.Ability to respect the philosophy of Nursing Services.Ability to provide appropriate nursing care.Ability to gather data and document accurately in written and electronic format.Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) and appropriately with verbal or non-verbal individuals.Ability to maintain confidential information.Ability to complete and be competent in core competencies.Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.Ability to complete tasks on time and meet deadlines.Ability to work as a team member.Ability to work with all the people we serve.Ability to follow directions.Ability to be accurate.Ability to prioritize workload.Ability to respond to changing health care needs.Ability to participate in in-services.Ability to lift 65 lbs.Essential Position FunctionsUnder the direction of the supervising site RN and Residential Program Director, ensures that all medical and related needs of customers are met as directed through:Implementation of the medication and treatment administration process.Implementation of Nursing Care Plans; to include monthly Nursing Care Plan reviews and reporting of monthly Nursing Care Plan outcomes.Accurate nursing documentation with a minimum of weekly nursing notes on each customer.Maintain continuous observation of customer health needs and report any changes/concerns immediately to the RN followed by appropriate written documentation.Provide hands on treatment/nursing procedures.Implement nursing procedures as directed.Implementation of physician, dentist, and nursing orders.Documenting any changes in status, concerns, or information from consultants and MD.Assist in maintenance of the Medical Administration Record for each customer.Work under the clinical direction of the RN, or other licensed provider who has the authority to make changes in the plan of care, and applying practical nursing knowledge drawn from the biological, psychological, social, sexual, economic, cultural and spiritual aspects of the customer's condition or needs.Relate to customers in a continuous, consistent, warm, caring, age-appropriate manner.Monitor the activities of customers in order to assure the individual's health and safety is maintained.Respond appropriately to immediate or urgent or emergent customer needs, such as injuries and illness and provide or obtain assistance as needed.Participate in customer care plans.Maintain confidentiality of all customer records and information.Adhere to county and state regulations.Document significant incidents and other customer related information on approved forms or in specified electronic locations.Wear required personal protective equipment.Report all injuries to the supervisor by the end of the shift on which they occur.Report hazardous conditions or other safety and health concerns to the supervisor by the end of the shift on which they are observed.Maintain a safe working environment and fully participate in emergency evacuation drills.Use safe lifting techniques at all times.Review and practice recommended health and safety procedures.Attend and actively participate in agency and customer related meetings and during in-service training opportunities.Provides guidance during customer emergency situations.Secondary Position FunctionsPerform personal care activities with all customers as needed including but not limited to: personal hygiene care, brushing teeth, brushing hair, bathing/showering, toileting, changing adult incontinence pads, feeding (oral and gastric tube-if prescribed), dressing.Perform other activities of daily living for adults.Perform household cleaning and maintenance tasks including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning toilets/sinks, washing windows, washing dishes, washing/folding laundry.Facilitate and/or perform meal planning and meal preparation in accordance with dietician orders.Other duties as assigned by Registered Nurse and the Adult Services Program Director.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)by Jobble

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