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LPN - 3rd Shift

Job in Grand Rapids - Kent County - MI Michigan - USA
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-06-18
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Nursing Home, Healthcare Nursing
  • Nursing
    Nursing Home, Staff Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  LPN - 3rd Shift (10:45 pm - 6:45 am)
Are you a nurse that has a passion for the following core values: Meaningful Life, Empowered Staff and Real Home?  If you have answered yes to this question, then Porter Hills Green House Homes would love to hear from you.
At Porter Hills we live by our mission statement by being:
“Trusted experts serving senior with grace”
Required Duties:
• Obtain an update on each elder from the CNA (Shahbazim) during each shift.  This goes both ways from the nurses to the shahbazim and back.
• Visit each elder during each shift to monitor clinical status, and to determine if the clinical care needs of the elder are being met.
• Assess each elder for unresolved/untreated pain.
• Supports the CNA (Shahbazim) and Clinical Support Team with coordinating nursing services to ensure that the elder’s total regimen of care is maintained.
• Prepares and administers medications as ordered by the physician.
• Provides treatment to elders as ordered by the physician, and as according to the Nurse scope of practice.
• Completes daily documentation, which is informative and descriptive, and reflects the care provided to the elder, as well as the elder’s response to care.
• Performs admission and discharge procedures as directed.
• Identify any clinical teaching needs of the CNA (Shahbazim), elder or family.
• Monitor standard precautions (i.e. presence of gloves, soap, towels, etc.)
• Act as an advisor to the CNA (Shahbazim), as well as imparting knowledge and teaching skills.

Why work at Porter Hills/Green House Homes:

About Porter Hills' Green House® homes: The Green House® homes provides 24-hour license nursing care in each free-standing home. This de-institutionalization effort upholds the 3 core values of the Green House Homes: Empowered Staff, Meaningful Life and Real Home.
As a private home, for 10 elders, each with his/her own bedroom and full bathroom. The physical space is not meant to be "homelike", but to be a home. This new approach is a de-institutionalization effort that restores individuals to a home in the community with the full range of personal care and clinical services expected n high quality skilled nursing homes. The focus of the life in the Green House homes is on empowerment and the individual and unique needs of each elder. Porter Hills embraces this new approach while providing fully licensed nursing care.
"The way I interact with the elders is completely different, I get to know each elder personally – and they get to know me too. My favorite part of the job is listening to the stories they tell!" – Green House® home staff member.
Position Requirements
Tech School,   Less than 1 Year work experience
Basic Qualifications:
• Must possess, as a minimum, an LPN Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university or be a graduate of an approved LPN program.
• Must possess an up-to-date CPR certification.
• Must possess computer experience
• Must possess excellent communication skills
• Must possess knowledge of the appropriate skills for communicating with individuals of all ages, especially the geriatric population
Preferred Qualifications:
• Two years' experience working with the elderly
• Completion of courses in geriatrics
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
Benefits: Can vary based on options selected, but include:
• Competitive wage, based on experience and night and weekend shift differentials
• Medical, vision and dental insurance
• Pet insurance
• Discount on local companies
• Tuition discounts, employee referral bonuses and Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
Questions to answer on applying for this job
  • Do you have LPN Nursing Program Degree from an accredited college or university or be a graduate of an approved LPN program in the state of Michigan?
Contact Information
Contact Name: Porter Hills Retirement Communities and Services
Contact Phone: 616-575-5095
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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