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LPN | Outpatient Cardiology | Wage Starting at $22.19/hr | $5000 Sign-On

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 22_2235.1

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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 employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range

$22.19

to

$25.50

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

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is accountable for the safe, efficient and effective delivery of nursing care, utilizing the nursing process to provide direction and supervision for the Certified Nursing Assistants and Health Unit Clerks. The LPN works under the supervision of the House Supervisor/RN and utilizes nursing skills in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Assists the RN in the delivery of Healthcare based on the individual needs including age related consideration and pain assessment. The LPN provides nursing care as defined in department policies, procedures, schedules and standards of the profession and in accordance with the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act, and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory and/or accrediting 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:
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

Ambulatory Nursing

Department

MHHVI Cardiology

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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