Catholic Health Initiatives LPN in WILLISTON, North Dakota

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

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program.

  • Must have current/valid North Dakota Licensed Practical Nurse from the state licensing board.

  • Must have current American Heart Association CPR (Basic Life Support)Certification

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Primary Location NORTH DAKOTA-WILLISTON-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0171446

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.