Ecumen Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in St Peter, Minnesota

Ecumen Sand Prairie seeks a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join its team. Ecumen Sand Prairie consists of 42 assisted living rental apartment homes and is located in St. Peter, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for a variety of professional nursing and resident assistant duties in the care of skilled nursing residents, complies with state and federal rules and regulations, and follows established policies and procedures of the facility. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist with new admissions, hospital transfers and discharges as requested by Clinical Director

  • Train, plan, assign and direct work of resident assistants within established guidelines and assist Resident Assistants as necessary. Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of job performance for resident assistants.

  • Order and administer medications.

  • Assist with implementing of physician orders.

  • Initiate emergency treatment and report to Clinical Director.

  • Participate in the completion and review of nursing care plans and carry out proper charting practices and procedures.

  • Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire drills and other emergency situations.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities for all Ecumen Positions:

  1. Acting with Honor and Character
  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others. Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.

  • Integrity and Trust. Shows consistency between words and actions. Protects confidential (and sensitive) information. Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

  1. Honoring Brand
  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.

  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance. Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

  1. Creating the new and different
  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo. Encourages others to try new methods and approaches. Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.
  1. Empowerment
  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships. Demonstrates effective listening skills. Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them. Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery. Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests. Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

This position requires an individual who is a licensed LPN within the state in which working, as well as a valid driver’s license. Related experience is preferred. All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer. Ecumen considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

ID: 2016-9172

Shift: Mon-Fri Days