Catholic Health Initiatives LPN Medical & Surgical FT (0.9) Night CHI Health Corning in CORNING, Iowa

LPN Medical & Surgical FT (0.9) Night CHI Health Corning

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Contributes to the Alegent Mission through living the commitments to provide a higher standard of care.

  • Assesses patient status for assigned patients. Records and reports any changes in patient conditions to the supervising RN or charge nurse.

  • Assists in planning individualized age appropriate patient care through an interdisciplinary team approach and through interdisciplinary patient care conference. Assists with ongoing patient assessments, and re-evaluation of patient problems or needs.

  • Implements age appropriate nursing interventions that are consistent with plan of care. Administers medications and treatments according to nursing policy.

  • Evaluates patient care effectiveness to assure that patient care standards are consistently followed. Collaborates with the RN in modifications of the plan of care according to age appropriate nursing policy.

  • Responds to patient calls, anticipates patient needs, and assures patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance, and other appropriate safety measures.

  • Establishes and maintains professional interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

  • Maintains and promotes a professional attitude by providing support and assisting co-workers and other team members in the delivery of patient care.

Hours: 12 hour day/night shifts, weekend and holiday rotation.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education &/or Licensure

Required:

Completion of a Licensed Practical Nurse Training program in an accredited institution.

Must have a Current LPN License in Nebraska or Iowa, Nebraska and Iowa are compact states, so license must be held in the state of your residence.

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Experience

Required: None.

Preferred: One to two years of LPN experience in a hospital or skilled care facility.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Job requires continuous use of reading skills and verbal communication skills. Job requires frequent use of written communication skills. Job requires individual and group interactions, time management, critical thinking skills and stress management. Incumbents must possess knowledge of how to provide care to a diverse population of patients and the ability to communicate and work with people from a variety of age groups, social strata and ethnic backgrounds.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence .

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CB

Job Nursing - LPN

Primary Location IOWA-CORNING-MERCY CORNING

Daily Schedule Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0119828