Licensed Practical Nurse - Rice Care Center

Rice Memorial Hospital

Job Description

Part-Time .5 FTE (20 hrs/wk) Day/Evening Shift Every Other Weekend

JOB SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse assists the Registered Nurse in the delivery of nursing care, coordinates and monitors Nursing Assistant practice and makes assignments within established guidelines. Required to pass medications and perform treatments within nursing scope of practice. Must have every other year up dates and able to perform in emergency.

A. EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Graduate from an accredited school of practical nursing. Must maintain current license as an LPN in good standing with the Minnesota State Board of Nursing.
B. EXPERIENCE: Experience working with elderly in a long-term care setting.
C. JOB KNOWLEDGE (Specific): Working knowledge of practical nursing skills, ability to communicate orally and in writing, ability to establish effective working relationships with residents, co-workers and families. A specific understanding of the cognitive, physical and emotional changes experienced in the geriatric population. An understanding of the range of treatment and medications needed by residents of all ages in relation to the developmental aging process, with a high focus of attention towards the geriatric population.


Employment Type

Part Time (20 hours per week)