Household Nurse LPN (Download an Application)
Based on Experience
The Household Nurse performs nursing functions within the household that require at minimum a licensed practical nurse, including passing medications, or observing residents' condition and communicating them to the Nurse Leader, the registered nurse in house or the physician as needed. The Household Nurse works closely with the Nurse Leader to ensure regulatory compliance, nurture a person-centered and resident-directed culture, strengthen the ability of the household to grow as a separate effective home and promote individual and team learning in the household. Household nurses participate in teaching and role-modeling of professional nursing practices to household staff and resident advocates for quality clinical care. They provide each resident with routine daily nursing care and other desired services in accordance with their assessment, choices and plan of care.
Must meet regulatory requirements for licensure as nurse in home state. Specialized training or experience in geriatric nursing is desirable. CPR certification. Must have demonstrated leadership qualities, interpersonal relationship skills and knowledge of federal and state regulations governing clinical care and nursing practice. Commitment to person centered and resident directed care is essential. Will comply with all federal and state regulatory requirements to maintain licensure as nurse.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
On the job experience as a nurse in a skilled health care facility or retirement facility is preferred.
United Church Homes and Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, national origin, disability, military status, age, or genetic information (including family medical history). United Church Homes and Services is a drug free workplace. All offers of employment made are contingent upon acceptable references and criminal record check.