11 hours

Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg

Kenosha, WI
  • Job Code
    5057
Jobid: 5057
Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg
Location: Kenosha, WI
Job type: Regular Part-Time
Category: Nursing
Description:
  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), provides patient care according to the nursing Process; performs treatments and procedures within the framework of licensure; administers medications, and assists RN with patient teaching. Complies with established standards and procedures.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • High School plus completion of Accredited Practical Nursing Program
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • Entry Level
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • Licensure to be eligible to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Wisconsin.
    • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • Successful completion of hospital approved pharmacology course within 6 months of hire.
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Demonstrates competency with specific clinical skills and techniques that are listed in the department/ unit skills list.
    • Under the direction of the RN, provides patient care according to the Nursing Process.
    • Under the direction of the RN, performs treatments and procedures in compliance with hospital/ nursing policies and procedures.
    • Administers medication according to hospital/ nursing procedures (Nursing Procedure Manual, Section 11).
    • Assists in admitting patients by orienting them to the hospital routine in a sincere and helpful manner.
    • Promptly and courteously responds to any patient call light.
    • Patient rooms and department work areas are organized and maintained in a neat, clean and well supplied manner; initiative is taken to assure environment is maintained to promote rest and healing.
    • Assists the RN in patient teaching.
    • Demonstrates correct and safe techniques in the use of patient equipment according to specific product information and policy/procedure manuals.
    • Recognizes the occurrence of life-threatening situations and emergencies and takes the appropriate actions in a timely manner.
    • Actively participates in the implementation and monitoring of unit based Quality Assurance standards of care.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned within the framework of licensure.


Industry

  • Health Care / Social Assistance
Posted: 2019-09-15 Expires: 2019-10-15

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