Job Title: LPN Staff Job Code: NK
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
Assumes responsibility and accountability for coordinating and providing quality care with a holistic approach to an assigned team of patients. Delivers direct patient care, administers prescribed medication and treatments within scope of practice. Contributes to the assessment of the patient condition and reports adverse changes or reactions to supervisor and other team members. Works within the clinical services systems to deliver quality care according to Madonnas philosophy, mission and values and is responsible for the internal and external customer relations for patient care.
Medical devices used in work include, but not limited to:
Stethoscope/sphygmomanometer ear irrigation device
transfer/repositioning devices ventilator
Oral/Tympanic thermometer trauma tub
Feeding pump ear oximeter
Suction cont. passive knee exerciser
Tub chair lift telephone
Aqua K paging system
Beds, wheelchairs, stretchers humidifier
Digital wheelchair/Standing scale Workstation on Wheels (WOW)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Medium work with frequent lifting. Manual patient transfer or reposition which does not exceed the equivalent of 35 pounds of force to lift, push or pull. Requires sufficient strength to produce 50 pounds of force to push a wheelchair with a 300-pound individual on level surfaces. Constant walking with maximum duration of up 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained periods of up to 1 hour on tile, carpet, and shower surfaces. Must tolerate frequent sitting with sustained periods of up to 1 hour. Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels. Frequent grasping of both hands for transfers and repositioning requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent stooping, bending, and twisting are required for patient care. Constant near visual acuity to evaluate and monitor patients. Ordinary hearing and speaking skills. Routinely exposed to biohazardous materials.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
Must possess current Nebraska LPN licensure. Requires current Module C CPR certification. Demonstrate ability to function in a variety of clinical settings. One year of clinical experience preferred.
Background checking is conducted on applicants for this position with the agencies as required by Nebraska State regulations, in addition to any other agencies as determined by Madonna. Applicants must sign authorization forms (when required by the agency) to release information to Madonna.
|Date Posted||August 5, 2017|
|Date Closes||August 20, 2017|
|Located In||Lincoln, NE|
|Department||Lincoln-Madonna Main Campus|