Licensed Practical Nurses

Sheboygan County
Job Description
Rocky Knoll Health Care Center is seeking a Full-time and Part- time LPN’s .
 
Hours vary based on need. This position has a starting salary of $22.45/hr. to $32.78/hr. based on qualifications, + $1.00 shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts. Benefit eligible at 18+ hours per week. Alternate shifts available to include PM and night shifts.  **** $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS for full time positions hired in March of 2020 for PM shift and night shifts, $250 for day shift (paid at 6 months, and 1 year).  Onsite Daycare opening summer of 2020.
 
PURPOSE & SUMMARY
Provides comprehensive nursing care to residents. Supports the principles of the nursing process, standards of nursing practice, current state regulations as per HFS132 and federal regulations, and/or the program objectives for the diversified population of the facility. Assists in supervising Nursing Assistants/Attendants.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of the total plan of care as assigned. Observes, reports, and charts on physical and mental condition of residents. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician and permitted by licensing regulations. May participate in the care planning process in coordinating nursing services with other discipline services. Directly responsible for supervision of the daily work assignments and performances of assigned activities of nursing staff, i.e. Nursing Assistants, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. May initiate and prepare updates to the resident plan of care. Assists in assessing resident for any permanent change in condition that would result in an alteration of the care plan. Notifies RN of such. Initiates specialty assessments as needed, i.e. safety assessment, hydration assessment, skin assessment, pain assessment, etc. Reviews and updates care plans for acute changes in condition, i.e. UTI, URI, etc., notifies RN of change. Assists in evaluation of pharmacy indicators. Attends in-service education programs and provides on-unit orientation for nursing staff. Provides orientation to all levels of nursing staff. Provides facility updates to all nursing staff, i.e. policy and procedure updates/changes. Attends in-services provided by facility in order to update their skills. The nurses also provide suggestions for topics they would like to have discussed at monthly meetings. Observes, reports, and documents changes in conditions of residents to the registered nurse, attending physician, and family/legal responsible party. Receives and executes the written or verbal orders of physicians. Assists residents with activities of daily living as assigned. Monitors use of special equipment, i.e. oxygen, intravenous, etc. Understands and promotes the concept of comprehensive individualized nursing care for a diversified population. Initiates investigations of incident accident reports of residents and employees (coordinates with Social Services). May perform other care duties/assignments per facility needs.

QUALIFICATIONS
Current Wisconsin license as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Ability to handle crisis intervention situations as directed by individualized care plan, facility protocol, resident rights, etc. Understands and effectively carries out oral and written instructions. Practices comprehensive nursing techniques.

BENEFITS:
Sheboygan County offers a comprehensive benefits package. Benefit eligible at 18 hours/week. Benefits start on the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Benefits:
  • VACATION PROGRAM
    • 10 days upon hire, 5 additional days accrued throughout year
    • Prorated vacation for part time staff
  • SICK PAY  -  9 days per year
  • HOLIDAYS - 10 per year
  • PENSION PLAN - Wisconsin Retirement Fund/Life Insurance
Voluntary Benefits:
  • HEALTH/DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE
    • Health insurance deductible: $1000 single/$2000 family
    • InHealth Clinic – no charge
    • Healthiest You/tele-a-doc - no charge
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM - YMCA, Planet Fitness memberships
  • DEFERRED COMPENSATION
  • SHORT/LONG TERM DISABILITY
 
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  
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