Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital
In a career as an Licensed Practical Nurse, you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. In this role, you will provide basic nursing care which includes performing routine procedures and testing, participating in patient teaching, communication effectively with others, and participating in decision making.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Provides safe, accurate, and clinically competent direct care to patients and families.
Recognizes patient's abnormalities or urgent problems and seeks appropriate assistance. Obtains health history information.
Obtains accurate vital signs and recognizes variances.
Teaches techniques or provides information according to established program.
Documents procedures and treatment in each patient's record.
Communicates information to other members of the health care team. Provides the patient and family with current and accurate information regarding the procedure and care.
Provides direct care individualized to the patient's needs. Anticipates urgent or emergent patient situations and responds appropriately.
Recognizes the patient's needs for education in wellness or illness and provides information or seeks appropriate source. Assists patients to achieve basic health care goals.
Accurately reports and documents essential and desirable care and observations. Identifies need for improving methods for documentation and record keeping.
Demonstrates essential and desirable knowledge of and performance of clinical skills. Performs nursing assessment in commonly recurring nursing problems and takes appropriate action.
Demonstrates patient advocacy which assures patients' rights to privacy, safety, and confidentiality.
Maintains current practice by selecting appropriate avenues for technical growth.
Maintains accountability which includes efficient use of time and materials. Practices within medical group policies and philosophies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Excellent skills in communication, customer service, and organization.
Excellent clinical skills providing direct and indirect nursing care in a clinic setting.
Ability to type, navigate, and document in an electronic system.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments.
Ability to work in constantly changing environments.
A Licensed Practical nurse who is a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and maintains a current state licensure required.
CPR certification required.
Prior working knowledge of using a personal computer and electronic medical records required.
One year experience in an ambulatory health care facility or a hospital and pediatric experience is preferred.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.