Good Samaritan Society
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Facility: GSS CO Loveland
Location: Loveland, CO
Address: 2101 S Garfield Ave, Loveland, CO 80537, USA
Shift: 8 Hours – Day Shifts
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $18. 50 – $28.00
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient/resident care for stable and predictable patients/residents of all ages in the home care setting. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the patient/resident in the relevant setting and possesses the ability to perform testing to assess data reflective of the patient’s/resident’s status and to interpret appropriately the information needed to identify each patient’s/resident’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in the home care setting. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients/residents.
Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient/resident care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients/residents. Knowledge of patient/resident education principles to develop a self-care program. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe environment, specific to the home setting.
Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed. Skill in documenting and maintaining records. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients/residents, health care providers, and the public. Ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions. Ability to interpret, adapt, and follow guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Counsels patients/residents and family members, under the direction of a registered nurse, on prevention and treatment plans.
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
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.
One year of professional nursing experience preferred.
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. Depending on location, a valid drivers license may be required.
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, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .
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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.
Req Number: R-83532
Job Function: Nursing
Associated topics: licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, lvn, lvn lpn, mtp, nurse lpn, practical, practical nurse, vocational, vocational nurse