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LPN - Long Term Care

Company: SSM Health
Location: Fond du Lac
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

Registered Nurse – St. Francis Home

Exceptional RN needed to join St. Francis Home.

At SSM Health we know that the healing power of presence begins with dedicated and compassionate employees like you. 

As a Registered Nurse, you will care for patients that are experiencing some of the most difficult times in their lives.  At SSM Health we empower our nurses to do what is right for the patient.  We encourage collaboration and teamwork, help you to leverage your skills and fulfill your calling as a nurse.  This opportunity is a great learning environment for new nurses.
 

If you believe in putting patients first and want to truly make a difference while enjoying your job, you are the right person for this role.
 

Additional details:

  • 8-hour shifts, flexible scheduling available
  • Outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries
  • RN to resident/patient ratio – 1:23 for long term residents, 1:8 CAN Ratio, 1:11 for short term residents
  • Extensive orientation and training are provided to every new team member
     

Working at St. Francis Home
 

At St. Francis Home, we sincerely love our patients because they are our neighbors, family members and friends. Our desire to help, heal and comfort is rooted in a deep commitment to our community and the people in it.  Our exceptional team of clinicians and staff is dedicated to treating all patients in every stage in life.

The St. Francis Home offers multiple services on our campus which allows for continuity of care for our patients. 

Within the St. Francis Home:

St.  Francis Skilled Nursing-107 bed facility including Serenity Circle-10 bed memory care facility

Nazareth Court and Center:  licensed convent of 60 rooms which offers memory care assisted and independent living.

St. Clare Terrace-30 independent apartments

St. Francis Terrace-60 RCAC assisted living apartments

Provides care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within the scope of license.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients and ensures the well-being of patients.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Performs laboratory tests and therapeutic services.
  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.

Keywords: SSM Health, Fond du Lac , LPN - Long Term Care, Other , Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

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