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LPN | Endocrinology | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 22_1278

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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.

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

*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:

  • 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.
  • All other duties as assigned.

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.

Job Category

Nursing

Job Family

Acute Nursing

Department

MHMC-RC Flormann St. Endocrinology

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless there is an approved exemption. New hires will be required to have at least one dose of the vaccine prior to starting employment, with a second dose scheduled, or submit proof of previous vaccination.

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