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Nurse (LPN) - Float Team

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Montrose
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on the Colorado Float Team. The Colorado Float Team is -part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization. PRN LPN Job Highlights:

  • NEW WAGES! $30.00-$33.00/hour -- depending on experience;
  • Mileage between home health visits will be paid according to Volunteers of America's mileage policy,
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Flexible Scheduling;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs. Required Qualifications: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Colorado with at least one year of experience.
    • Current CPR
    • Must posses the ability to effectively gather clinical data in regards to resident status and condition.
    • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
    • Must be willing to work in facilities following infection control precautions and regular testing for COVID-19; the vaccination is required due to state healthcare regulations and company policy.
    • Ability to pass a background check and drug test.
    • Ability to travel and work to multiple facilities in the Montrose and Delta area. Preferred Skills:
      • Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
      • Ability to prioritize duties.
      • Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
      • Ability to understand residents' charts, doctor's orders, residents' plan of care, medication orders. Essentials: -
        • Assign personnel appropriately to meet resident needs.
        • Ensure that unit personnel and volunteers on your shift are carrying out their assignments.
        • Maintains competence in all required skills within the facility.
        • Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.
        • Observes, records, and reports to supervisor regarding residents' conditions, reaction to drugs and treatments and significant events.
        • Participates in resident care planning as assigned by the Director of Nursing.
        • Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per facility policy
        • Perform nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the resident.
        • Administers prescribed medications and treatments per MD/Providers orders.
        • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.
        • May administer professional services, such as catheterization, tube feedings, suctioning, applying/changing bandages, packs, colostomies and drainage bags. Provide range of motion exercises, end of life care/expired resident per scope of practice.
        • Makes physician/providers calls to report resident change in condition and documents same.
        • Maintains all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner according to policies and procedures of the facility, including documentation of medications, treatments, restraints, psychotropic medications and skin condition.
        • Contribute toward completing and updating resident's care plans, as directed by RN.
        • Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.
        • Accurately transcribes physician's orders as per facility protocol and forwards necessary information to other departments. About the Colorado Float Team: The -Volunteers of America National Services Colorado Float Team -is a team of experienced professionals that assist in the facilities that we serve, such as the Senior Community Care Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), Horizons Health Care Center, Valley Manor Care Center, the Homestead at Montrose, and Home Health of Western Colorado. As a PRN employee, you will enjoy ultimate flexibility and work as little as 4 shifts per month or full-time hours, it is YOUR choice. -One (1) year of experience is required - you must be willing to work at any VOA facility that has a need. -Love to travel? - Interim assignments to facilities in other states may be available! - -To travel, you must have a multi-state nursing license and/or the ability to obtain a state license in the state of the assignment. Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job". Take pride in helping others, and join us today! At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Nurse (LPN) - Float Team, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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