Catholic Health Initiatives LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Mercy Ottumwa Clinic - FT .8 in OTTUMWA, Iowa

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Mercy Ottumwa Clinic - FT .8

Description

Job Summary

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.

Qualifications

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

Job LPN/LVN

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.