Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

The Licensed Practical Nurse collects resident health data, including monitoring vital signs.  Provides input to others on the health care team in the development and modification of comprehensive resident centered health care plans.  Administers medications and treatments to residents.  Monitors vital signs and performs other direct resident care duties requiring a license. Completes required reports and forms such as MDS, quarterly review, care plans, pertinent data, and maintains accurate medical charts.  The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible to the Director of Nursing or designee.  May direct other care partners on nursing neighborhood and be assigned as Charge Nurse.  Communicates with, works with and relates to residents, their families, and other care partners.

Full-time.  (Positions available in the Kahului and Wailuku Campuses).

Job Requirements

Valid Hawaii LPN license required.  Previous long term care nursing experience preferred.  Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid services, habilitative, and restorative services, assessments and care planning, and all applicable state and federal regulations, guidelines, and polilcies.  An ability to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of Eldercare approaches.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including working weekends and holidays and variable shifts.

Compensation

Union Start Wages: $21.93/hr. then $22.43/hr after three (3) months of continuous service.