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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Senior Care

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Licensed Practical NurseRH BG - Skilled Nursing Facility 004 - PRN,Rotating - Borgess Place - Kalamazoo,MI

Why Join Ascension?

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region’s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Borgess Health-MI, you will have the opportunity to

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

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
  • Take appropriate action to assure adequate staffing to provide resident care. Supervise and assess resident care and take appropriate action.
  • Implement facility procedures to provide resident care.
  • Provides assistance to patients, the department and participating providers in the urgent care setting under supervision of the RN or physician. Coordinates workers' comp care and employer services program.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Some College - 1 Year 
    • Graduate of a school of practical nursing requiredGraduate of a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred and Previous experience in a long-term care facility, geriatric facility or rehabilitative nursing preferred.
Work Experience:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

(HEALTH MINISTRY) participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.  Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 317198
Category: Nursing
Facility:
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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