LPN or RN - 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. - 32 hours per week

Employer
Felician Sisters of North America
Location
Rio Rancho, NM, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 27, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Ref
8620d3991
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

LPN or RN - 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. - 32 hours per week

The Felician Sisters of North America is seeking an LPN or RN for our convent Care Center located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. We have a small Care Center in Rio Rancho with generally less than ten (10) residents. Our staff really enjoys the benefit of one on one quality time with residents without the burden of looming state surveys or the pressure to drive reimbursements.

Our nursing staff provides high quality clinical care for our sisters, many of whom are aging in place in their convent homes. Our Care Center nurses and nurse aides provide similar nursing care to that which would be seen in a long-term care facility. As a national organization, the Felician Sisters of North America are a Felician Franciscan community of sisters with eight central convents throughout North America.

Our licensed nurses are responsible and accountable for the direct care of residents. These positions make decisions related to resident care and resolves resident care issues and problems. Nurses provide comprehensive nursing care, assist with resident care planning and observe resident health conditions. Additional responsibilities include managing multiple priorities and assisting in overseeing Nurse Aides to ensure that quality care is delivered to residents. Our nurses assist Nurse Aides with a variety of resident care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the residents.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates resident needs, condition and care. Assists in developing nursing care plans for individual residents, including rehabilitative and restorative activities and instruction in self-help.
  • Checks physician orders, transfer and pre-admission information.
  • Arranges for diagnostic and therapeutic services as ordered by the physician within or out of the convent. Orders prescribed medications, requisitions supplies and medical equipment.
  • Transcribes physicians orders according to Care Center procedures and policies.
  • Periodically reviews care plans with residents physician and nursing team.
  • Distributes medication, maintains narcotic records, resident records, and performs charting duties.
  • Assists in the orientation of new nursing employees.
  • Provides instruction and supervises Nurse Aides as needed.
  • Performs and supervises individualized personal care for residents in accordance with the established nursing care plan and within scope of licensure.
  • Report changes in resident condition to physician and any other appropriate parties in a timely manner.
  • Fulfills Nurse Aide duties as required to meet care needs of Sisters.
  • Exhibits behavior that supports a person-centered culture of care where resident has a voice and a share in decision making regarding plan of care.

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Education and Experience:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in New Mexico..
  • Current license in good standing.
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program; Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years nursing experience preferred.
  • Long-term care experience preferred.

Benefits for full-time employees:

  • Health Insurance-Affordable employee contributions and low deductible
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) including Holidays
  • Life and A,D & D Insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary A, D & D Insurance
  • Voluntary Spouse/Dependent Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Pay Increases
  • Competitive Pay
  • Sprint Discount
  • Verizon Discount
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Emergency Assistance Fund
Company Description

The Felician Sisters of North America are a Felician Franciscan community of sisters with eight central convents throughout North America.

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