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Relief Licensed Practical Nurse (Residential Care)

Company: Albertina Kerr Centers
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We're seeking a Relief Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for our neighborhood group homes for people with developmental disabilities. As a Relief LPN, you'll be responsible for providing nursing care to the adults served in our group home, including administering medications and treatments, administering tube feeding, monitoring vital signs and general health of persons served, taking doctor's orders, providing input for nursing plan of care and individual support plan, and other and related tasks. As a Relief LPN for Multnomah County, you'll support all shifts, primarily working days and evenings in this full-time position with an estimated 30-32 hours per week. Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. Join Our Team. Get a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus! All Kerr employees are required to be fully vaccinated or meet the requirements for a medical or religious exception prior to beginning work. Essential Duties Monitor health issues of people served and follow protocol and procedures as needed.
Pass medications and provide treatments according to Dr.'s orders and be familiar with side effects. Tube feed as prescribed. Assure that documentation is complete and correct.
Advise LES and PRN to ensure consistent care and that people's rights are met.
Follow programs developed by Behavior Specialist, Speech Pathologist and other consultants and specialists.
Perform personal care duties. Benefits Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits
Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability
Paid internal training and career development
Paid holidays and generous time off
401(k) retirement savings plan with up to 4% employer match
24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling
Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF) Current Oregon license as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Working knowledge of medication usage and side effects.
Good math, verbal and written communication skills.
Leadership skills.
Experience working with people with disabilities preferred.
Ability to relate effectively with people served.
Ability to meet agency driving requirements and pass criminal background check.
Ability to lift over 25lbs. Ability to push of pull in excess of 75 lbs.
Ability to stand or move about; use of arms raised in an unsupported position; periods of twisting from side to side at the waist; perform similar repetitive hand operations or other fatiguing demands for over five hours per day.

Keywords: Albertina Kerr Centers, Portland , Relief Licensed Practical Nurse (Residential Care), Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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