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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Casual - Edgewater Haven, Port Edwards
Location:Edgewater Haven WR
FT/PT:Casual - up to 1,200 hrs/year
Deadline to apply:04/15/2024
Hiring Range:$24.41 - $27.90 / hr
Job Responsibilities:

Edgewater Haven is located in a park-like setting in view of the Wisconsin River in Port Edwards, WI. Edgewater Haven provides 5-star, quality care in a clean and comfortable home-like setting. Our long-term caring staff is dedicated to your loved one’s outcomes! We believe in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Our interdisciplinary team works with each individual, his or her family and physician, to provide an effective plan of care to reach personal goals and highest potentials. We strive to provide for the mind, body, and spirit, while holding in the highest regard the rights and dignity of each individual.


In addition to who we are, Edgewater Haven team members are offered competitive wages, flexible schedules, and excellent benefits, including:

*Vacation and Sick Time - Start accruing for both on your first day!
*Paid Holidays
*Call Time
*Shift Differentials
*Excellent staffing ratio
*Health Insurance - we offer low premiums and low deductibles, with excellent coverage!
*Dental Insurance
*Vision Insurance
*Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) - This is one of the best-funded public pension plans in the U.S.!
*457 deferred compensation plan
*On-Site Training and Continuing Education Credits
*Flexible Spending Account to set aside pre-tax dollars for childcare and medical expenses
*Life Insurance
*Short and Long-Term Disability
*Wellness Incentive Plan 
Edgewater Haven is rated 5-Stars on Medicare.gov.

The purpose of positions in this classification is to perform licensed practical nursing service care and treatment to Edgewater Haven residents according to physicians orders and established nursing practices, rules and regulations.  The work is performed under the direction of the supervising Registered Nurse.

*Sets up, administers, monitors and charts oral, intramuscular and other medications and treatments.
*Observes residents for changes in physical and/or emotional condition and informs supervising Registered Nurse. Charts observations. Notifies families when condition changes.
Performs/takes and charts residents’ blood pressure, temperature, blood sugar, pulse and respiration.
*Converses with patients to assure they are comfortable, explains therapies, treatments, medications and changes in same. Answers resident’s request for assistance.
*Answers questions from family members.
*Reassures and provides emotional support to residents.
*Takes and records physician’s telephone medical orders.
*Charts nutritional intake, bowel movements, fluid intake/output, and other resident activities such as leaving the facility.
*Reports needs or changes to other facility departments such as maintenance, dietary, housekeeping, laundry, physical therapy, occupation therapy, pharmacy and beautician.
*Assists maintaining supplies and medication inventories. 
*Maintains knowledge of nursing principles, methods and standards; and health care, sanitation, hygiene and medical treatment.
*Attends care conferences, in-service training, and staff and facility meetings. 
*Directs visitors.
*Monitors alarm system for wandering residents. Redirects wandering residents.


Job Qualifications:

Experience, Essential Education, and Skills Needed:
Vocational degree in Practical Nursing, prior practical nursing experience preferably in an institutional setting, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.  Wisconsin Licensed Practical Nurse required.  Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation(CPR) certification required and must be maintained during employment with Wood County.