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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: ACR Homes
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

ACR Homes provides high quality residential healthcare and support services for people with physical and developmental disabilities in over 50 locations throughout the Twin Cities, as well as care for the elderly through our affiliated company Arthur's Residential Care. ACR Homes has been making a difference in peoples' lives since it was founded in 1981, and you can join in the effort by caring for the lives of some very special people, and enjoy a unique and rewarding job, internship and career. We seek to hire caring, responsible and dependable people to work with us in bringing the best quality of life possible to those we support. We have been voted a Top 12 Star Tribune Workplace for six years and was voted #1 twice by our employees. (Star Tribune). Not only is ACR is committed to ensuring exceptional care for the people with disabilities we support, but we are also committed to ensuring an exceptional work experience for ALL of our employees. We commit to being a workplace free of racism and discrimination where all employees feel safe. We commit to ensuring the needs of all employees are being addressed and that diversity and inclusion will be celebrated throughout our organization for both staff and residents. We are now hiring for a Licensed Practical Nurse to fulfill 32 hours per week at our location in Lakeville, MN. Hours can be a mix of daytime and evening hours, plus every other weekend. LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION: As a Licensed Practical Nurse for ACR Homes, you will use the skills you have gained through your nursing license, as well as receive any necessary paid training to complete the functions of our position. This will allow you to care for the physical, medical and emotional needs of our residents in a residential group home setting. You will also advocate for the residents on appointments and in the community. In addition to that, you will have the opportunity to assist residents with their activities of daily living and enjoy fun activities together while building genuine friendships. When you are hired as a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will be based at a home where you work your shifts. Because we care about providing the best quality patient care, we make sure that the staff to resident ratios stay small, with there being only 4 people with disabilities that live in each group home. Often times, the staffing ratios will be 1:1. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1. Preparing and administering medications to the residents 2. Using specialized medical equipment 3. Assisting the residents with range of motion, physical therapy, and stretching 4. Helping residents with meals 5. Respectfully assisting with personal cares 6. Aiding residents to meet their personal goals 7. Charting 8. Taking vitals 9. Advocating for residents during doctor appointments, with family and friends, and in the community. WAGES: Weekday Day $24.23 Weekday Evening $26.80 Weekday Awake $29.40 Weekend Day: $27.32 Weekend Evening: $29.90 Weekend Awake: $32.49 *+annual pay increases years 1-3 Full-time employees working at least 32 hours/week are eligible for the following benefits: --- Traditional Medical package offered through PreferredOne (NICE Healthcare included at no cost*) --- Dental --- Vision --- Long-term disability and life insurance benefits --- Voluntary short-term disability and supplemental life insurance --- Paid time off (PTO) REQUIREMENTS: 1. Have a valid U.S. driver's license. (Staff who are ages 16 - 17 are excluded from this requirement) 2. Have access to reliable transportation and no more than 2 moving violations with the last 3 years. 3. Have a valid Minnesota Nursing License 4. ACR hopes to see their employees work beyond just a few months so that they can use the training they receive and also provide our residents with stability in the homes. 5. Have the ability to read, write and speak the English language APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please use the directions prompted by IHireNursing. All resumes can be sent to our recruiting supervisor via e-mail. 2437 Rice St. Roseville, MN 55113 - EEO/AA Employer Employment Type: Part Time Salary: $24 - $32 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: ACR Homes, Lakeville , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Lakeville, Minnesota

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