Licensed Practice Nurse - Tower 5
The Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) is accountable for providing nursing care to assigned patient under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN). The LPN is responsible for the accurate and timely administration of medications and treatments and is accountable for delegating and practicing nursing care within legally established guidelines and scope of practice.
Inspires hope and nurtures the well-being of the whole person, respecting physical, emotional and spiritual needs; Listens attentively to patients, visitors and colleagues to ensure understanding of their needs, and asks questions if something is not clear. Delivers personalized service to others based on their physical, emotional or spiritual need. Performs activities in a manner that ensures a safe environment for patients, employees, and the public by practicing 5 safe behaviors (pay attention to detail, communicate clearly, have a questioning and receptive attitude, hand off effectively, and support each other). Seeks out resources for and practices good self-care.
Collects data and provides input to the RN/health care team to assist in developing and updating an individualized plan of care for the patient. Accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor in meeting the needs of the patient/family.
Observes, recognizes, and reports information/changes related to the physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs of the patient and takes action as appropriate. Collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning.
Reports and documents appropriate information related to the patient/family regarding patient care, teaching/learning, and transitions in care needs. Verifies that patient charts are updated promptly and accurately.
Delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care plan.
Minimum Education Required:
Current LPN State License
Minimum Experience Required:
Other Information: 1+ years related experience
Work Schedule: 12-hours, Days, Varied
Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.