Catholic Health Initiatives LPN LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-CLINIC SPECIALTY-CARDIOLOGY in OMAHA, Nebraska

LPN LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-CLINIC SPECIALTY-CARDIOLOGY

Description

Job Summary:

Under

the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, the Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Specialty 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.

**New hire bonus.

Essential

Duties:

  • Performs basic nursing care to patients by following established

standards and procedures.

  • May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the

practice.

  • 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 and Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program

required.

  • Current/valid Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse from the

state licensing board required.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS)

required.

  • 1 years' experience in a medical clinic or a hospital acute unit required.

Job Nursing - LPN

Primary Location NEBRASKA-OMAHA-CHC CUMC-BERGAN MERCY HEART VASCULAR

Daily Schedule M-F

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0123125