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Sanford Health LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Sioux Falls Home Health - FT Days in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: 12th & Kiwanis - EQUIP Sioux Falls
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2710 W 12th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care for stable and predictable patients of all ages in the home care setting. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the patient in the relevant setting and possesses the ability to perform testing to assess data reflective of the patient's status and to interpret appropriately the information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in the home care setting. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients.

Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. Knowledge of patient education principles to develop a self-care program. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe environment, specific to the home setting.

Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed. Skill in documenting and maintaining records. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, health care providers, and the public. Ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions. Ability to interpret, adapt, and follow guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Counsels patients and family members, under the direction of a registered nurse, on prevention and treatment plans.

Department Details

Are you looking for more independence and autonomy throughout your day? If you love to work with people and are seeking a rewarding position that provides a sense of joy and gratification helping others, and have a history as a caring compassionate caregiver, you can become a trusted member of our home health team! Serving patients in the comfort in their own homes is a more personal setting you have that the chance to make a life-changing impact on people from diverse backgrounds and ages. Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, and possess effective communication and problem-solving skills, Because the home environment can be unpredictable, a sense of humor and positive attitude are also beneficial.

This role is for a LPN that is interested in providing education to patients and families currently receiving care in their homes. It is a role that works autonomously in the community requiring an LPN to critical think and know their resources to provide quality care for patients.

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

One year of professional nursing experience preferred.

Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Valid driver’s license required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-44392
Featured: No

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