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Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital LPN- Med/Surg #1643 in El Dorado, Kansas

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Job Opening #1643

Job CategoryNURSING

DepartmentMed / Surg

Post Date09/29/21

Description Essential Functions:1. Give patient baths, oral care and hair care. 2. Take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressures). 3. Collect I & O information. 4. Ambulate patients. 5. Assist with activities in patient mobility and positioning. 6. Collection of urine and fecal specimens. 7. Obtain Accu-check readings. 8. Initiate CPR. 9. Communicate with patient and or family. Provide information to the patient and or family to educate them on disease process, hospital stay, and or treatments. Communicate with patient and or family and meet patient needs for courtesy, information, physical care, emotional care, safety, privacy, and confidentiality. 10. Transport patients by pushing pulling, lifting, in a wheelchair, bed, cart or Geri chair. 11. Reposition patients with or without mechanical devices, by lifting, pulling and pushing. 12. Report significant patient status changes to RN and physician. 13. Collection of patient care information. 14. Assist with revision nursing care plans. 15. Administer medications including narcotics according to hospital policy. 16. Document patient information concisely and legibly. 17. Dressing changes. 18. Administer treatments examples: NG, Foley. 19. Communicate with coworker clearly and concisely. 20. Responsible and accountable for using work time appropriately by organizing and prioritizing work to complete daily assignments. 21. Follow patient specific plan of care. 22. Administer and monitor IVs and IV medications according to hospital policy. 23. Follow all infection control procedures and policies including use of universal/standard precautions. 24. Provide for patient safety. 25. Participate in quality improvement assurance, assessment and improvement activities. 26. Notify receiving nursing area of patients condition and needs prior to transfer. 27. Participates in the orientation and teaching of newly employed nursing personnel. 28. Participates in nursing projects and or revision and review of policies and procedures. 29. Positive and effective interaction with patients, significant others, and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional nursing. 30. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications:Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Will be orientated to and maintain competence in working with patients in the following age categories:Med/Surg/Skilled/ICU: Infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.OB: Neonate, adolescent, and adult patients.TLC: Adult and geriatric patients.OR, ED: Neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.Competence at the beginning