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Licensed Practical Nurse - Occ Health, Mercy

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by CHI Health

Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Location: Mercy Occupational Health, Council Bluffs, IA

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: IA > COUNCIL BLUFFS > MERCY CB

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 within 2 months of hire.

Experience (required and preferred):
1 year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Market: CHI Health

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Reference: 745427048

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