Are you a licensed LVN/LPN? KARE is coming to Maine! Apply to be a HERO today.
For more info about KARE, please watch this brief video:
KARE is looking for Heroes in Portland, ME!
Earn HERO Real-Time Pay™
Make your own schedule
Refer friends and earn $$$
TO WORK WITH KARE YOU MUST DOWNLOAD OUR APP!! Search in the App Store for "KARE HEROES"
At KARE, our mission is to transform caregivers like you into SUPERHEROES and allow care based communities to call on you to save the day! At KARE we connect caregivers and nurses with hundreds of Senior Housing and Post Acute Facilities in your area.
Here's how it works. after you download our app (don't worry, we will tell you how), we will verify some simple information about you (Contact info, nurse/caregiver license info, credentials, etc) And after a quick interview, if you have what it takes, you will become our newest HERO!!
To Qualify for KARE you'll need...
Active LVN(LPN) license
Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, including basic knowledge related to nursing, such as drugs, biological, physical, social, and medical sciences, and their application required. Working knowledge of infection control, universal precautions and OSHA standards required.
Knowledge of principles and methods involved in in-service instruction of nursing and auxiliary personnel, in demonstrating techniques and methods of patient-care services, and instruction of resident’s needs required.
Requires familiarity with medical diagnoses, procedures, and accepted medical treatment patterns; knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary to administer medication and treatment as prescribed by physician; knowledge of medications and possible side effects
Ability to lift at least 51 lbs on a regular basis and physically able to help residents who require physical assistance
Proficient working knowledge and ability to accurately and timely operate and perform computer related tasks with specific equipment and software applications required
Read, write, speak and understand the English language.
May require experience with caring for residents with memory impairment if assigned to memory care areas of the community
Responsibilities of LPN/LVN include:
Ensure that the individual service plan is followed; administer or supervise treatments prescribed by physician.
Make meaningful rounds to all residents, utilizing service plans; make rounds with physicians and record visits on charts.
Administer all intramuscular, sub-cutaneous injections; perform all in-house testing procedures; take and record vital signs.
Document acute episodes or significant changes in resident status.
Work with Activity Director, DON , and Nurse Aides in carrying out the activities program.
Receive or place calls to physicians and follow through with physician’s orders.
Handle the preparation and administration of prescribed medications.
Order all new medications and refills; administer all medications and chart.
Chart on his/her shift in accordance with facility policy, state guidelines and residents status.
Supervise serving of prescribed diets and fluid intake; report persistent unresolved problems to the physician and/or DON or appropriate discipline.
Timely and accurately prepare incident reports, complete admission assessments and appropriate discharge documentation.
Supervise residents who self-administer medication while following community and regulatory guidelines
Provide assistance as needed with medication reminders, bathing, grooming, dressing, escort service, and other activities of daily living.
Provide emotional and social support to residents.
Inform supervisor of any resident issues or concerns.
Respect and encourage the independence and dignity of the residents.
Respect residents’ confidentiality.
Be familiar and comfortable with emergency equipment and procedures.
Strive to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
Maintain a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
Adhere to all policies and procedures of the Community.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Welcome to The Revolution!
*Note: advertised pay rates set by communities and include bonuses paid