Licensed Practical Nurse - FT/3rd - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus -Frankenmuth


Wellspring Lutheran Services

Req #: 6304
Type: Full-Time

Wellspring Lutheran Services

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Provide quality nursing care to residents; implement specific procedures and programs; coordinate work within the department, as well as with other departments; report pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; respond to inquiries or requests for information; assist the immediate supervisor with tasks to support department operations.


* Provide quality nursing care to residents in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality 
* Provide individualized attention, which encourages each resident's ability to maintain or attain the highest level of independence and physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being
* Maintain the comfort, privacy, and personal dignity of each resident in the delivery of services to them. Interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a Christ-centered environment
* Fully understand all aspects of residents' rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse.; responsible for promptly reporting evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents' rights
* Assist in maintaining a safe, neat, and clean environment; report environmental deficiencies such as lighting or equipment problems to the supervisor or appropriate staff 
* Protect the personal belongings of each resident; promptly report missing items according to established policy and participate in efforts to locate missing items

* Keep Nursing Directors up to date on resident's status and other related material
* Communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the resident, visitors, families, peers, and supervisors
* Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials
* Respond to inquiries relating to his/her particular area or to requests from residents, visitors, other personnel, etc. within given time frames and within established policy
* Responsible for the supervision of all nursing activities on the unit
* Responsible for the interpretation and adherence of the policies and procedures for the personnel, patients, medical staff and public
* Make daily resident visits to observe and evaluate the resident's physical and emotional status
* Receive report from the off-going staff nurse; give reports to the on-coming staff nurse
* Give report to the medical team for the shift
* Report change of condition, abnormal lab results, patient and family concern, and new admissions to his/her physician
* Report change of condition, abnormal laboratory results and falls that result in an injury to the physician and the responsible party
* Receive, implement, and document new orders from physician and enter information in resident's care plan
* Administer medications timely and adhere to stop order policy according to policy
* Is subject to mandated work past the normal shift time to assure proper coverage for resident care and safety
* Review resident's care plan for appropriate goals, problem approaches and revisions based on the resident's nursing needs and that the Care Plan is followed
* Admitting, discharging and transferring of residents
* Maintain unit records: Narcotic Record, Daily Log Sheet, etc.�
* Accompany physicians on rounds
* Delegate responsibilities for the direct care of specific residents, the physical arrangement of the facility and the staff capability


* Successful completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program; currently licensed by the State of Michigan Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred
* Two years' nursing experience with current home health, medical, surgical, or critical care experience preferred

**Wellspring Lutheran Services, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Geriatric, Senior Services, Residential, Skilled Nursing Facility, Healthcare, Frankenmuth**
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