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Title:  Charge Nurse - LPN
Job Type:  Contract
Posting Date:  2017-03-29
City:  Mankato
State:  Minnesota


Charge Nurse - LPN
Licensed Practical Nurse
Southern Minnesota

Job Description
  • Responsible to perform the following according to Good Samaritan mission, location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.
  • Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents in pertinent area. Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and regulations. Updates plan of care when needed.
  • Observes and documents observations and care given to residents. Uses the EMR accurately. Assures physicians are notified and orders are processed. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights. Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition changes etc.
  • Handles linens properly and disposes of soiled linens, clothing or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Uses standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines, washes hands between resident cares. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 
  • Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful. 
  • Licensure for state of practice is required
  • current CPR certification or ability to become certified in CPR within 180 days of hire.