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Catholic Health Initiatives LPN in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa




Requisition #: 2019-R0258030

Post Date: Nov 15, 2019

Location: West Broadway Clinic, Council Bluffs IA

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72


Hours: 3 12 hour shifts 8a-8p rotating weekends and holidays

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)


Job Summary / Job Purpose

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, Licensed Practical Nurse functions as a vital member of the healthcare team who contributes to the success of the practice by demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and their families.

Key Responsibilities

• Performs basic nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.

• Collects patient data such as vital signs; notes how the patient looks and acts, or responds to stimuli, and reports this information accordingly.

• Prepares and administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds, and changes bandages.

• Prepares patient records and files using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.

• Administers certain prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.

• Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.

• Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.

• Conveys information to patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.

• Participates in teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

• Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program.

• Must have current/valid Licensed Practical Nurse license from the state licensing board.

• Must have current healthcare provider CPR (Basic Life Support) certification.

• Must Complete IV Therapy Course

Experience (required and preferred):

• 1 year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0258030

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Market: CHI Health

About Us

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Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

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Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic