Marklund Staff Nurse - RN or LPN in Elgin, Illinois
Marklund in Elgin is hiring Staff Nurses with a RN or LPN!
Would you like to make a difference in the lives of others and be appreciated for what you do?
Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities and love your job!
Paid Training Available!
Marklund is seeking highly motivated and mission-centered individuals for the position of Staff Nurse - RN or LPN. We currently have a variety of full-time, part-time, and registry PRN shifts available at the Marklund Wasmond Center (previously named "Little Angels") in Elgin, IL. Candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job and to meet its functional and environmental requirements.
Who We Are:
Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. With three residential locations – the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, the Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, and the Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, it is currently home to nearly 174 clients. It is a Day School offering Multi-Needs and Life Skills programs for children and young adults with multiple medical needs, and those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. It is a skilled nursing unit for medically fragile children and adults, and a developmental training center for adults who need assistance in managing their disabilities.
Marklund provides a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our mission of “making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.” Each and every employee’s job contributes to Marklund’s vision of a happy, safe purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and development disabilities and is integral to enhancing the lives of the individuals we serve. As part of our private, not-for-profit network of services, you will learn what it’s like to have the individuals we serve not only change your career, but also change your life.
Staff Nurse Summary of Duties:
Administers medications, tube feedings and treatments as prescribed.
Prepares quarterly health assessments and annual assessments.
Informs the physician of changes in residents’ health status and implements physicians order to assure optimal health care. Completes daily charting.
Acts as a liaison between clients, parents, physicians, consultants, case manager, regarding resident status.
In conjunction with nurse managers, participates in counseling and disciplinary actions involving nursing personnel up to and including suspension/termination.
Please note that this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Similar Industry Titles and Keywords:
Nurse, Registered Nurse, RN, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Registry, PRN
We care about your safety! At Marklund, we follow Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidelines and take necessary precautions as recommended by the CDC to keep our facilities safe including:
Daily temperature checks and screenings for everyone who enters any one of our buildings
Social distancing and wearing masks
Providing direct care staff with PPE
Regular cleaning of frequently used objects
Staff Nurse Qualifications:
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), current on the Illinois Health Care Worker Registry
Possess current BLS CPR certification for Healthcare Workers
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job and to meet its functional and environmental requirements
Keyword: Staff Nurse, Registered Nurse, RN