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Outpatient LPN

Spearfish, SD Full time 20_13230

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Job Category

Nursing

Department

MHMC-SP North Ave. Primary Care

Scheduled Weekly Hours

32

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse II utilizes a progressive, cooperative effort to provide patient care to promote safety, quality and satisfaction as authorized by licensed personnel, within his/her scope of practice. Plans, coordinates and provides total patient care specific to diagnosis and age of patients served on a continuing basis, to obtain optimum health for patient and family, in accordance with accepted hospital standards and policy and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
● Assists with patient/family teaching.
● Assists with the admission assessment process, as evidenced by chart review/observation/audit, using appropriate age-specific criteria.
● Contributes to the individualized problem list/plan of care.
● Contributes to the ongoing assessment of assigned patients, recognizes changes in the patient’s health status on a daily basis.
● Demonstrates the ability to appropriately assess patients, apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement change to the plan of care.
● Performs nursing procedures and treatments according to nursing and unit specific standards, as evidenced by documentation and observation.
● Communicates effectively and conscientiously with all team members to share information and independently solve problems in a positive results oriented manner as evidenced by observation.
● Completes pre-procedure briefing and health status data when scheduled, as evidenced by chart review and observation.
● Consistently keeps patient flow running smoothly. Demonstrates the ability to make patient care decisions based on the urgency of individual needs.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - Associates in Related Field

Certifications - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certified - American Heart Association (AHA)

Preferred:

Work Experience - 1+ years Healthcare Experience; 1+ years Licensed Practical Nurse Experience

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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