We re searching for a Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Responsible for providing professional nursing care based on scope of nursing practice /patient care protocols and in accordance with Children s Physicians policies and procedures.
- Contributes to the direct and indirect assessment and of the health care status of patients based on established patient care protocol and nursing process:
- Contributes to establishing nursing diagnoses which identifies the needs of the patient through the identification of signs and systems.
- Performs treatments, procedures and medication/immunization administration in a professional and compassionate manner according to office protocol.
- Contributes to the assessment of physical, mental, emotional, developmental and social conditions when interviewing all patients/families in the office.
- Coordinates the scheduling of diagnostic tests and procedures with the patient/family, other physicians/hospitals and the insurance companies as directed by the provider.
- Participates in patient/family education.
- Provides care based on age-specific or developmental milestones for infant, toddler, preschool, school age or adolescent according to protocol under the direct supervision of the RN.
- Completes all required patient care documentation and reporting in accurate and timely manner on the appropriate forms and within the electronic medical record.
- Responds appropriately in crisis situations or life threatening emergencies.
- Promotes a team based approach in the delivering of nursing care as determined by the needs of the office and the direction of the office manager or physician(s).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Graduate from an accredited school or university as a LPN required.
- Previous pediatric nursing experience preferred.
- Current and valid LPN license for NE/IA depending on state of residency required.
- Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
- Current and valid Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition & Stabilization (PEARS) required within 6-months of hire, unless another position held by the incumbent requires PALS. Employees hired prior to May 25, 2020 are required to obtain PEARS by December 31, 2020.
REQUIRED TRAINING & EMPLOYEE HEALTH REQUIREMENTS
- Annual Physical
- Annual Mandatory Review
- Hepatitis B
- TB Mask Fit
- Color Blind Test
Ref CL 9660
Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha