Catholic Health Initiatives LPN in PARK RAPIDS, Minnesota

LPN

Description

Job Summary :

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care per practical nursing standards.

Essential Duties :

  • Develops and maintains guest relations with patients, medical staff, visitors, and employees in accordance with the St. Joseph’s/CHI Philosophy.

  • Assists the registered nurse in gathering information as part of the admission assessment. Give input into the development of the plan of care as new information is received.

  • Plans and sets priorities in the delivery of the nursing care.

  • Implements treatment/procedures and administers medications in the compliance with nursing policies and procedures.

  • Performs patient teaching as assigned. Assists RN in the discharge planning process.

  • Evaluates patient symptoms, reaction and progress; Observes, records and reports them to the charge nurse or physician as appropriate.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • MN LPN license required.

  • Current Medical/surgical nursing experience preferred.

  • BLS certification required.

  • Able to meet ADA requirements.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Job Nursing - LPN

Primary Location MINNESOTA-PARK RAPIDS-ST JOSEPH'S AREA HEALTH SERV

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0102519