Catholic Health Initiatives LPN in KEARNEY, Nebraska

LPN

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.

Essential Duties:

  • 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

Certifications

BLS-CPR_BASIC LIFE SUPPORT/CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER - BLS (AHA-MTN)

LPN_LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - State of Nebraska

Education

CO:NSD

Language

Not Specified

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location NEBRASKA-KEARNEY-GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL GROUP

Daily Schedule M-F

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0131978