Sunshine Terrace Foundation
  • Logan, UT, USA
  • Part Time

Full-time, Part-time and Rotating Weekend shifts available. Benefits available for full-time employees after waiting period.


Summary: Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients/residents of the skilled nursing facility. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. 

  • Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and alleviate apprehension.
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient.
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or facility policy including patient and family instruction.
  • Dresses wounds, gives enemas, and other treatments as prescribed by physician. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
  • Takes and records patients' vital signs. Records food and fluid intake and output. Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Rotates among various clinical services of facility. Participates in department or wing quality improvement activities.
  • Administers specified medication orally or by injection and notes time and amount on patients' charts. Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.
  • Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers.
  • Supervises 1-3 nursing staff on the wing and maintains patient care areas.
  • Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing.
  • Answers patient call lights and assists patients with activities of daily living as needed. 

Minimum Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; six months to one year related job experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Other Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must have current Utah Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in good standing
  • Current CPR certification (in-house training available)
  • Capable of demonstrating compassion and appropriate boundaries with patients
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions under pressure
  • Requires excellent interpersonal communication skills, focusing on problem solving.
  • Ability to multi-task and show compassion

 

Supervisory and Reporting Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing
  • Supervises 1-3 Certified Nursing Assistants on assigned wing
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