LPN IV MEDS

Zoek Pin Mentor, Indiana

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 16 days ago

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.
  • Observes patients and reports any unusual conditions to professional staff.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Performs routine laboratory tests.
  • Provides education and information to patients and family members.
  • Participates in the departmental orientation of new employees in a positive manner, shares knowledge, experiences, and provides guidance when assigned.
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times.
  • Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as outlined by JCAHO.
  • Follows Code Blue protocol as per Clinic Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program.

Certifications:

  • Current Ohio License as an Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN M-IV) certification upon hire.
  • Basic Life Support(BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).
  • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.

Work Experience:

  • NON PRN - Three months of on the job training to become familiar with policies, procedures, equipment, and techniques.
  • LPN - PRN positions.
  • Internal candidates must have a minimum of one year related nursing experience.
  • External candidates must have two years recent and related experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination.
  • Involves extensive standing and walking.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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