Ascension Health Licensed Practical Nurse Rehab / Borgess Gardens / FT Night / 36 Hours Weekly in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Additional Job Information

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse Rehab BG

City, State: Kalamazoo, MI

Location: Borgess Gardens

Department: Skilled Nursing Facility 003

Additional Job Details: FT Night, 36 Hours Weekly

Marketing Statement

Your Connection to Wellness

Borgess isn’t only a place where people go to get well. It’s a place where people learn to stay well and live well. It’s where caregivers and patients connect for lasting wellness. We believe connecting with people at many different levels fosters an environment for better healing. Together, through sharing compassionate care and medical expertise, we’ve touched hundreds of thousands of lives in meaningful ways.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse Rehab provides basic bedside care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

  • Take appropriate action to assure adequate staffing to provide resident care. Supervise and assess resident care and take appropriate action.

  • Implement facility procedures to provide resident care.

  • Provides assistance to patients, the department and participating providers in the urgent care setting under supervision of the RN or physician. Coordinates workers' comp care and employer services program.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Graduate of a school of practical nursing required.

  • Graduate of a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred.

  • Previous experience in a long-term care facility, geriatric facility or rehabilitative nursing preferred.

How To Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension Candidate Care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.