RN/LPN: Full-Time or Part-Time

St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center - Blue Earth, MN

Full-time | Part-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $58,000 a year

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Licensed Nurse works under the guidance of the Director of Nursing to coordinate, provide and supervise/monitor nursing care. The Licensed Nurse will serve as a team member, along with the Resident Care Coordinator, to promote optimal resident care.

REPORTS TO: Director of Nursing. In the absence of the Director of Nursing, reports to the Assistant Director of Nursing.

SUPERVISES: Nursing Assistants, Trained Medication Aides


  • Current license as a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Minnesota.
  • Current C.P.R. certification.
  • Experience in geriatric nursing preferred.
  • Possession of good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Eligibility for employment after criminal background study, per guidelines of the Minnesota Department of Human Services.


Care Delivery

  • Follow established standards of nursing practice and implement facility policies and procedures.
  • Interpret existing policies and procedures to Nursing Assistants, residents, families and physicians.
  • Participate in resident admission process, transfer and discharge process.
  • Review assignments to assure adequate staffing for shift and receive report on residents. Review 24-Hour Report.
  • Coordinate and evaluate all direct resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary.
  • Supervise (RN’s) or monitor (LPN’s) the performance of Nursing Assistants and Trained Medication Aides.
  • Conduct resident rounds daily, reporting problems to nursing supervisor and Initiating corrective action.
  • Identify safety hazards and initiate corrective action immediately.
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service classes and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in the development, review and implementation of the residents’ care plans. Participate in resident care conferences.
  • Participate in the employee evaluation process by providing information on the performance of Nursing Assistants and Trained Medication Aides.
  • Administer and document direct resident care, medications and treatments per physicians’ orders and accurately record care provided.
  • Monitor residents for effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence of adverse effects. Document findings.
  • Order, receive and store medications appropriately.
  • Notify physicians, when necessary, of significant changes in residents’ conditions.
  • Accompany physicians on rounds.
  • Document resident progress notes as required by facility policy.
  • Observe infection control procedures.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with residents, residents’ representatives, facility staff, physicians, consultants and ancillary service providers.
  • Receive and transcribe physician orders.

Public Relations

  • Demonstrate positive working relationship with coworkers and other departments.
  • Promote positive image of St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center
  • Address resident/staff issues in private.
  • Abide by Nursing Department dress code. Wear nametag at all times.


  • Attend in-service activities to improve knowledge and skills and maintain competency.
  • Participate in St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center continuous quality improvement efforts.



  • Ability to occasionally bend, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level, crouch, kneel, and push/pull.
  • Ability to carry up to 35 pounds.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to understand and use good body mechanics.

This Job Description subject to review and modification as needed.

St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

1219 S Ramsey St, Blue Earth, MN 56013-2227, United States

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time