Catholic Health Initiatives LPN-CLINIC SPECIALTY - HS WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER - FULL TIME 8A-5P in HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas

LPN-CLINIC SPECIALTY - HS WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER - FULL TIME 8A-5P

Description

Job Summary / Job Purpose

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • 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.

  • Must have additional specialty certifications (if applicable).

Experience (required and preferred):

  • 1 year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required.

  • 0 – 1 year Specialty clinic experience preferred.

Job LPN/LVN

Primary Location ARKANSAS-HOT SPRINGS-CHI WOMENS CLINIC

Daily Schedule 8a-5p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0153279