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St. John's Lutheran Ministries Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - PRN 1st Shift in Laurel, Montana

Flexible daytime hours SUMMARY: Under general supervision, provides direct care and medical treatment to residents including medication administration and assistance with activities of daily living. Provides effective, timely, and quality health care assistance and related support for nursing facility residents. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * Administers and records prescribed medications and treatments per physician orders. * Answers residents call lights promptly and ensures that residents who are unable to call for help are checked on regularly, and determines how to assist them. * Measures and records resident’s vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration. * Provides basic care and treatments ordered by the physician. * Observes residents, charting and reporting changes in resident conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking necessary action. * Provides assistance to CNA’s in resident care (ie. Grooming, bathing, dressing, feeding, etc.) * Assists residents with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, and lifts, etc * Assists residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed. * Assists with the care of the dying resident, maintaining hope, dignity, and love for the resident at all times. * Supervises CNA’s on assigned unit. * Provides feedback to CNA’s through performance evaluations, etc. REQUIREMENTS: Must be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Montana. Previous work experience in a health care setting preferred.