Memorial Health

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Surgical Nursing

Job Locations US-IL-Decatur
ID
2024-20714
Category
Licensed Practical Nurse/Medical Assistant
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

***$10,000 Sign on Bonus***

 

Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients and their families and incorporate preventative measures as directed by Registered Nurse.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. Current registration in Illinois for practice as a licensed practical nursing.  Six months experience preferred.

This position is performed within an environment of frequent exposure to blood and body fluids. 

Responsibilities

  • Collects patient data within the clinical standards; reports significant variances to registered nurse.
  • Establishes workload priorities and offer input into plan of care; encourages patient participation in plan of care.
  • Provides and documents care within standards of practice, policies and procedures and protocols consistent with the patient plan of care under supervisor of an RN.
  • Identifies expected outcomes individualized to patient needs under RN guidance.
  • Demonstrates competency in all required areas, including department-specific, age-specific, medication administration, and use of equipment.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development by:
  • Maintaining ongoing continuing education,
  • Contributing to professional development of peers, and
  • Participating in CQI.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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