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Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Omaha, NE
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Location: LaVista Clinic, 96th and Giles
Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN

  • $2500 SIGN ON BONUS!!
  • EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE!!
Job Summary / Job Purpose

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.

Key Responsibilities

• 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.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
• Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program.
• Must have current/valid Licensed Practical Nurse license from the state licensing board.
• Must have current healthcare provider CPR (Basic Life Support) certification.
• Must Complete IV Therapy Course

Experience (required and preferred):
• 1 year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 1900001383
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Market: CHI Health


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