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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Up to a $7,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Valley Vista Care Saint Maries, ID
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Valley Vista Care is currently seeking LPN's for full-time, part-time and PRN positions.

UP TO $7,000 sign-on bonus for a full-time position!

Provides nursing care to meet the needs of an assigned group of residents within the framework of the total plan of care. Functions under the direction of a registered nurse by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Contributes to the nursing process, and implements a resident plan of care. Under the supervision of an RN, may assign nursing diagnoses and write nursing orders.
  • Performs direct nursing services such as administering medications and treatments and providing personal care and ADLs to assist in assessment and evaluation; assists with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Will draw blood, start and administer IV fluids per MD order. Care for PICC line per guidelines.
  • Delegates suitable components of care to nursing assistants; provides guidance and supervision when necessary.
  • Assists in resident and family health teaching and rehabilitation.
  • Consults and validates data with the RN; records and reports pertinent information; provides explanations to families and other staff.
  • Recognizes and reports safety hazards.
  • May assume charge nurse, primary nurse, and team leader duties when assigned under the direction of an RN.
  • Identifies and evaluates the resident's response to health problems and treatment.
  • Communicates resident care needs and approach to other personnel involved in care.
  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development; plans and/or participates in conferences and classes to improve knowledge and practice in resident care; attends in-service programs that are provided to facilitate compliance with government regulations.
  • Participates in the nursing service quality assurance program.
  • Interprets philosophy and objectives of the home and nursing services to residents, families, and other employees when necessary.
  • Takes and records temperatures, blood pressures, pulses, and respiration rates of residents.
  • Charts information regarding residents including progress, ailments, medications, symptoms, and observations.
  • Discusses with supervisory nursing staff the progress of residents and how to proceed with care.
  • Stocks and prepares medication cart for rounds.
  • Assists physician in patient rounds.
  • Provides various treatments as recommended by the physician.
  • Transfers or assists in transferring residents from bed to wheelchair.
  • Performs physical assessments of residents under the RN's direction.
  • Take MD orders via phone, fax or verbal. Write out MD orders, transcribe to MAR/TAR and assure orders are given to pharmacy, etc.

Benefits:

Valley Vista is pleased to offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Combined Medical and Dental premiums starting at just $71/month
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Supplemental options for short term disability, long term disability, critical illness and accident insurance
  • 403(B) with a 3% employer match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Benefits
  • Onsite Daycare
  • Work/Life Balance and much more!

Location:

*Live where you work and play!! St. Maries, Idaho located just 55 minutes from Coeur D'Alene is a beautiful town situated on the St. Maries and St. Joe Rivers. Come and see what our town has to offer!*

Industry: Healthcare (Skilled Nursing)

Valley Vista Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Valley Vista Care

Valley Vista Care is a non-denominational Christian based not-for-profit organization committed to providing residents with a safe, comfortable and caring environment. We have four beautiful locations in: St. Maries, Idaho Sandpoint, Idaho Darlington, Idaho Rupert, Idaho Valley Vista Care is composed of two skilled nursing facilities, three assisted living facilities, and an independent living apartment complex. We are proud to offer a variety of services including: Assisted Living Behavior Care Therapy Transporation Our trained staff provides excellent short and long term care. Our skilled nursing facilities provide short term rehabilitation stays, respite care, as well as long serm skilled nursing care. We also have been providing specialized care in our Behavior Care programs in our skilled nursing facilities for over 20 years. We welcome residents with Alzheimer's disease, advanced dementia, Huntingtons disease, and other difficult to manage behaviors. Our assisted living facilities provide a continuum of care from independent living to providing needed assistance with medications, activities of daily living, meals, and laundry. We serve those with general geriatric needs and those with mental health diagnoses and some developmental disabilities. We also have options for low income individuals.

Address

820 Elm Street St. Maries, Idaho 83861
Saint Maries, ID
USA

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