Sioux Falls, SD
(605) 275-0070

Licensed Practical Nurse (Dell Rapids, SD)

Join Right at Home South Dakota's Best Care Team

2019 Employer of Choice

Right at Home is looking for loyal, prompt, attentive and good listeners to join our team. We strive to maintain a positive culture. We are really fortunate to have a fabulous team in the office. We believe in hiring for personality and refining the needed skills. Our Care Team will bend over backwards to make employees feel welcome.

Location: Dell Rapids

A Licensed Practical Nurse performs nursing care to patient in accordance with an established plan of care that follows Right at Home policies and procedures and all other laws and relevant professional standards.

Pay Range: $20.00 - $23.00/hr

Benefits and Recognition

  • Health Insurance
  • Annual Reviews
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Caregiver receives a gift card when client leaves a positive review online
  • Both Caregiver and Client Referral Bonus
  • Caregiver of the quarter program
  • Social Events outside the office and in the office

Training and Ongoing Educational Opportunities

We have a detailed orientation and often hold in office training. We make sure to follow up in person after the first shift and regularly every 30-60 days and do regular check ups by phone or text during the month for shift work. We also utilize IPCED for any specific questions a caregiver might have for an unfamiliar situation. We hold 2 day training classes on Alzheimer's Dementia utilizing the Jackie Pool program.

Why Work for Right at Home?

Our Change in Condition program shows the depth of our compassion by keeping clients in their homes. We utilize Family Room to help share information between the client, client’s family, the caregiver and the office. We are an Award Winning Team – 3rd year in a row for Employer of Choice. We have a commitment to quality and recently achieved the Gold Seal from the Joint Commission.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and records clinical notes and progress notes.
  • Observes and reports any signs or symptoms indicative of changes in conditions of the patient and family situation.
  • Performs assigned nursing procedures (including administration of treatments and medications) in the care of the patient, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and the Custom Care Plan.
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required.
  • Assists the patient with learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Assists with the rehabilitation of patients according to the Custom Care Plan.
  • Consults the Nursing Supervisor in making judgments or decisions regarding care and treatments.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Practical/Vocational Nursing Program with one year of nursing experience in the past five years or completion of an accredited refresher course within the past two years.
  • Currently licensed and in good standing as a Practical/Vocational Nurse in the state where providing care.
  • Knowledge, ability and the necessary skill and judgment to perform all nursing procedures as outlined in the scope of practice in the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.


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