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LPN | Behavioral Health | Full Time – 36 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_3536

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Starting Pay Rate Range

$23.25 - $26.70

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works collaboratively to provide direct and indirect patient care in the ambulatory setting. The LPN provides nursing care to assigned patients under the supervision of the physician or Registered Nurse (RN) accepts delegation to meet the needs of the patient. The LPN provides nursing care in accordance with the policies and procedures of Monument Health, standards of the profession and in accordance with the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act, and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory and/or accreting agencies.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Properly prepares the examination and treatment areas per clinic standards.
  • Properly prepares for care of patient by participating in pre-visit planning, preparing exam and treatment areas per clinic standards.
  • Completes patient rooming procedures to include vital signs, data collection and other identified components specific to the clinic setting.
  • Accurately administers and documents medications in accordance with best practice and clinic policy.
  • Performs nursing procedures and treatments within Scope of Responsibilities according to nursing division and clinic specific standards.
  • Demonstrates the ability to accurately perform and document assessments, apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement change to the plan of care in collaboration with RN/provider.
  • Provide/distribute preapproved/preprinted patient education materials. Provide reinforcement of health teaching and discharge instruction provided by RN/provider, directing all patient questions to RN/provider.
  • Completes independent nurse visits as allowed per scope and department policy with appropriate supervision.
  • Assist in management of inbox and complete patient referrals/prior authorizations per policy and scope.
  • Assists and actively participates in onboarding and mentoring of clinical staff per scope and as directed.
  • Positively supports and contributes to departmental development as evidenced by participating in meetings, committees, and continuing education/training.
  • Ensures documentation in the patient record is accurate, clear, concise within outlined Scope of Responsibilities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Education - Completion of a nursing education program that is approved by a board of nursing
Certification - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of Healthcare Experience

Physical Requirements: Very Heavy work - exerting over 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or more than 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category

Nursing

Job Family

Ambulatory Nursing

Department

RCH Behavioral Health

Scheduled Weekly Hours

36

Shift

Employee Type

Regular


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