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LPN Inpatient / Cardiac ICU

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Full Time Day Shift
7A-7P with weekend rotation
Children's is looking to hire a Licensed Practical Nurse - Inpatient to provide direct care for the comfort, safety and personal needs of pediatric patients under the direction and supervision of the RN and provides for indirect unit support needs related to supplies and equipment. Varied schedules to include weekend and holiday patterns.
Contributes to the direct individualized age-specific patient/family assessments, according to defined nursing scope and practice standards.
Adheres to hospital policies and procedures, provides individual patient cares according to the plan of care, delegated tasks, and physician orders. (*Individualized refers to the patient s developmental, cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual and education/family influences and physician/ medical care needs.)
Provides age-specific care and demonstrates competency in assessment of patients.
Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate care for infant, toddler, preschool, school age, and adolescent patients.
Utilizes patient/family input in delivering individualized patient care.
Implements nursing actions as directed by the RN in accordance with the plan of care.
Participates in providing ongoing patient/family education using an individualized approach in delivery style.
Performs treatments, procedures, and medication administration in a professional manner.
Communicates interventions and responses to care to appropriate members of team.
Participates with the multidisciplinary team in providing feedback/input into the patient/family care needs.
Promotes a team-based approach in the delivery of nursing care.
Sets and revises priorities based on patient care urgency, patient/family/staff requests, other department demands/schedules, utilizing available resources as necessary. Provides services to inpatient nursing areas to include, but not inclusive of:
Post-procedure monitoring
Transports to diagnostic areas
Assist with procedures
Transferring patients
Support inpatient units as needed
Performs treatments, procedures and medication/immunization administration in a professional and compassionate manner according to protocol.
Documentation is completed in an accurate and timely manner and reflects patient care provided.
Documentation is completed in the appropriate EPIC flowsheets and within established timeframes.
Documentation reflects assessment/evaluation, modification, and patient s response to therapy, changes in condition, and therapeutic interventions/procedures.
Provides RN with input of patient assessment for updating care plan.
Maintains environment of care for patient/family and unit.
Ensures patient room environment provides comfort, cleanliness, safety of the patient/family throughout shift.
Prepares room environment for next admission and throughout patient stay with supplies/linens.
Stocks unit

Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , LPN Inpatient / Cardiac ICU, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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