Catholic Health Initiatives LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Mercy Ottumwa Clinic - FT .8 in OTTUMWA, Iowa
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Mercy Ottumwa Clinic - FT .8
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.
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.
Experience (required and preferred):
- 1 year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required
Primary Location IOWA-OTTUMWA-MERCY OTTUMWA MED CLINIC
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 64
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2018-R0183631
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.