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Looking for a licensed LPN to work 56 or 64 hours per pay period (every two weeks). Rotating Holidays and weekends. SUMMARY: Provides nursing care to Sisters residents at Sacred Heart. Works within a team structure with all members of nursing by performing nursing related duties that directly affect the overall care of the Sisters served. At School Sisters of St. Francis, our staff gets to know and interact with those they serve while assuring the quality of life - physical, social, psychological and Spiritual. This position is looking for an individual who would fit our compassionate environment caring for retired women. Responsibilities include working with a team structure, using strong leadership skills in responding to situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocols. Current State of Wisconsin License is required. BASIC EXPECTATIONS: 1. Develops knowledge of School Sisters of St. Francis (SSSF) services. 2. Works within the framework of the SSSF Philosophy of Care of Sisterhood and the Mission and Values when relating to Sister Residents. 3. Projects a positive image of the organization in dealing with Sisters, Administration, co-workers and the public. 4. Has knowledge and understanding of the aging process with a compassionate approach to the elders needs and problems. 5. Practices excellent customer service in accordance with the SSSF Mission. 6. Maintains a professional demeanor at all times. 7. Follows policies and procedures as stated in the SSSF Employee Handbook, along with department policy and procedures. 8. Upholds HIPPA and confidentiality of Health and personal information of the Sisters served. 9. Collaborates with the Family Health Services Director and RN-PM Supervisor of SSSF as needed. 10. Communicates with confidence and clarity and can relate to diverse types of people. 11. Demonstrates the ability to listen and seek to understand information presented and communicates information and ideas so others will understand. 12. Fosters a positive, supportive environment based on SSSF mission values. 13. Performs nursing care according to established standards of practice 14. Possesses work management and prioritizing skills. 15. Demonstrates practical problem solving and decision-making skills. 16. Has the ability to be flexible and demonstrate adaptability 17. Is reliable, responsible and dependable in fulfilling job tasks. 18. Responsible in knowing the Fire/Disaster Plan for reporting safety hazards and for safety practices 19. Regular attendance is required. 20. Participates in an annual performance evaluation. 21. Keeps work area clean, neat and in an orderly manner. 22. Maintains a well-groomed appearance. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Endorses the Philosophy and Mission of School Sisters of St. Francis and the Philosophy of Care of Sisterhood. 2. Received, greets, directs Sisters staff and visitors; projects a positive image of the organization. 3. Demonstrates a willingness to participate in activities to improve department performance. 4. Takes responsibility to ensure the highest possible satisfaction of the Sisters, coworkers and guests. 5. Demonstrates a positive attitude when working with challenging situations 6. Communicates effectively with SSSF coworkers as well as with Community Care staff regarding Sister needs. 7. Handles conflict positively, seeks guidance when needed. 8. Communicates concerns to the appropriate person with a focus on problem solving verses blaming. 9. Actively promotes cooperation and teamwork among peers. 10. Demonstrates ability to adjust to changes in work assignment; is flexible. 11. Demonstrates willingness to assist others when needed. 12. Demonstrates a welcoming atmosphere to new staff and guest staff. 13. Demonstrates being a supportive mentor to new staff. 14. Takes an active role in learning about changes; offering suggestions. 15. Accepts coaching on issues to improve current job skills or learn new ones. 16. Provides report to Nursing Assistants at beginning of each shift and receives a return report at end of shift. 17. Monitors for changes in condition and acts as indicated; confers with the Registered Nurse and/or physicians. 18. Provides accurate and complete shift to shift report verbal and written. 19. Directs staff according to Policy and Procedures during emergency situations. 20. Provides direction and oversite of care provided by Nursing Assistants and addresses issues as appropriate. 21. Administers medications according to facility policy and procedures. 22. Accurately documents and communicates incidents and accidents. 23. Monitors the work environment to assure safety and addresses issues as they arise. 24. Monitors environment to assure homelike atmosphere and addresses issues as they arise. 25. Completes treatments as ordered and communicates effectiveness. 26. Observes, records and reports Sisters symptoms and reactions to medications and/or treatments. 27. Demonstrates correct use of equipment; oxygen, pulse ox, blood pressures CPAP, Nebulizer etc. 28. Demonstrates desire to learn and grow professionally. 29. Processes physician orders according to facility policy. 30. Collaborates with Community Care for provision of care. 31. Documents in the medical record pertinent and accurate information. 32. Promotes self-responsibility in health-related matters by assisting the Sister to establish realistic health goals, determine methods to meet the goals and self-evaluate progress towards the goals. 33. Communicates with the SSSF Family Health Services Director and RN-PM Supervisor related to changes in condition. 34. Demonstrates competency with physical assessment skills. 35. Performs duties as assigned by the SSSF Family Health Services Director and the RN-PM Supervisor. 36. Utilizes supplies, time and equipment effectively to avoid damage or waste. 37. Completes assignments during allotted scheduled time. 38. Participates in the evaluation of performance of peers. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May oversee the care provided by Nursing Assistants. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A licensed practical nurse degree from an accredited nursing program and one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a Long-Term Care facility preferred. CPR certification required. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current and valid unencumbered license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Wisconsin. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The person frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear and must be able to hear and be able to perform a physical assessment using a stethoscope. Specific hearing abilities required by this position includes; auscultation, hearing call lights and safety alarms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed mainly indoors. Heat and air are controlled by separate thermostats in individual rooms. There are potential for exposures to blood, body tissues and fluids and exposure to infectious diseases. There is frequent stress of working with periodic staff problems and sick residents, interaction with the resident who may be confused, irrational, agitated and quick to abrupt mood swings. Position varies in number of hours per week and is typically 2:30pm-11:00pm (subject to change). Workdays may be long and irregular. Weekend and holiday hours are also required. Benefits for health, dental, vision, life insurance as well as 403(b) are available.
The School Sisters of St. Francis is an International community of Catholic sisters based in Milwaukee. Qualified candidates please send a cover letter/resume to Jennifer Sutton, HR Asst./Recruiter – U.S. Province at firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online on ZipRecruiter or our website at www.sssf.org.
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The School Sisters of St. Francis is an International community of Catholic sisters based in Milwaukee. Qualified candidates please send a resume/cover letter to Jennifer Sutton, HR Asst./Recruiter at email@example.com or apply online on ZipRecruiter or our website at www.sssf.org.