Licensed Practical Nurse

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Minneapolis, MN


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Overview: This position provides nursing care and direct service to our clients living in two of our group homes. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assures active treatment for clients, completion of personal cares (including bathing, toileting, feeding, etc.) and the achievement of personal goals and desires of our clients. This position also trains staff on certain aspects of medical care, and ensures proper documentation and follow up.<br /><br />Fraser is hosting a Virtual Hiring Event on Thursday, January 20<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;at 4:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to meet with recruiters and learn more about our employment opportunities. Register here<em>:&nbsp;</em><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Register for Fraser's Virtual&nbsp;Hiring Event&nbsp; Survey (</a>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Provide and assure active treatment in accordance with each client's individualized service plans, risk management plans, and program plans.</li> <li>Communicate with the Program Coordinator and site RN in a timely manner regarding client needs and parent/guardian interactions.</li> <li>Assure an environment that is safe, clean, comfortable and supportive for all clients served.</li> <li>Communicate maintenance needs with the Program Coordinator and initiate maintenance requests.</li> <li>Accurately administer medications and medical treatments, complete all required health &amp; medical documentation, and communicate with the site RN and Program Coordinator regarding health &amp; medical concerns. <ul> <li>Oversee and train staff on medication administration, medical equipment, and medical procedures as requested. Ensure documentation of all training.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Ensure appropriate nutrition for all clients served through preparing meals according to doctor prescribed diets or Fraser menus.</li> <li>Assist with all aspects of leisure and recreational activities and appointments, including transportation.</li> <li>Coordinate all the activities of daily living to include personal care, hygiene, and grooming.&nbsp;</li> <li>Collaborate with medical professionals to coordinate health &amp; medical needs for each client. <ul> <li>Document physician telephone orders accurately&nbsp;</li> <li>Comply with health directives from the site RN and the Health Services Manager</li> </ul> </li> <li>Assure regulatory compliance with documentation of incident &amp; accident reports and internal investigations of possible maltreatment.</li> <li>Facilitate the recognition of and response to service needs based on the cultural realities of our clients.</li> <li>Complete all training within specified timeframe.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Successful completion of an accredited LPN program</li> <li>Current MN LPN licensure without restrictions</li> <li>Proficiency in implementing nursing care,&nbsp;<em>required</em></li> <li>Valid driver's license with acceptable record</li> <li>Ability to&nbsp;meet MN DHS standards on criminal background study</li> <li>Ability to direct unlicensed personnel in providing and coordinating client's personal cares</li> <li>Ability to accurately implement individualized service plans and personal cares,&nbsp;<em>required</em></li> <li>Ability to cook and follow a recipe,&nbsp;<em>required</em></li> <li>Commitment to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion with focus on culturally responsive practice, internal self-awareness and reflection</li> <li>Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills, effective communication in the English language</li> <li>Basic mathematical skills&nbsp;with&nbsp;ability to accurately manage a budget and create financial reports</li> <li>Proficiency in using Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, and Outlook</li> <li>Ability to recognize problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, and escalate to site RN and Leadership if needed</li> <li>Ability to work independently and use sound judgement&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Requirements and Work Environment:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly</li> <li>Frequently lifting up to 40 lbs. to waist height</li> <li>Frequently standing, sitting, driving, carrying, climbing, pushing, pulling, bending, and reaching</li> <li>Will complete work in a home environment with vulnerable adults</li> <li>Will provide direct services to vulnerable adults including positioning/transferring; personal cares including bathing, feeding, toileting; assisting with activities, and medical care</li> <li>Will complete cleaning and cooking duties&nbsp;</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Fraser Offers:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Work-life balance is important; Fraser offers generous paid time off to those employed full time</li> <li><strong>$1,000 Hiring Bonus! (Available for external new hires)</strong></li> <li><strong>Weekend shift differential&nbsp;</strong>($1.00 added to base pay rate for hours worked 10pm Friday through 9am Monday.) <ul> <li>If an employee works overtime in a week where the weekend shift differential was applied, the shift differential rate will be factored in to a blended overtime rate.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance for full-time employees (30+ hours/week)</li> <li>Health and Flex Savings Accounts</li> <li>Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance</li> <li>403(b) retirement account with potential Fraser contribution</li> <li>Opportunities for community involvement in Fraser organized events</li> <li><strong>Career growth opportunities</strong></li> <li><strong>Tuition Reimbursement (must meet Fraser requirements)</strong></li> <li>Tuition Discounts at select colleges and Fraser School</li> <li>Fraser is a qualified employer in the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program</li> <li><strong>Referral Bonuses;&nbsp;refer someone who is hired and you receive $500!</strong></li> <li>Verizon Wireless cell phone plan and accessories discount</li> </ul> <p><strong>Locations and Schedule:</strong></p> <p>The group homes are located in Brooklyn Park, MN and Maple Grove, MN&nbsp;<strong>.</strong>&nbsp;The schedule is Sunday - Thursday, during daytime hours.</p>