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Licensed Practical Nurse / General Surgery/FT; Days

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

FT; Days; Bonus $5000 (external candidates only)

Childrens is searching for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who delivers professional nursing care in the specialty clinics, within the scope of practice of an LPN, to pediatric patients using the nursing process and clinical skills in accordance with hospital policies, protocols, and procedures.


  • Contributes to the direct individualized age-specific patient/family assessments, according to defined nursing scope, hospital policies, protocols, and practice standards. 
  • Adheres to hospital policies, protocols, and procedures.  Provides individual patient cares according to the plan of care and provider orders. (*Individualized refers to the patients developmental, cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual and education/family influences and physician/ medical care needs.)
  • Contributes to the assessment of physical, mental, emotional, developmental, and social conditions of all patients/families.
  • Provides age-specific care and demonstrates competency in assessment of patients.
  • Contributes to establishing nursing diagnoses, which recognizes the needs of the patient through the identification of signs and symptoms.
  • Provides patient/family education and considers cultural, emotional, and social influences on the patient/family.
  • Performs treatments, procedures, medication administration, and other patient care in a safe, professional, and compassionate manner.
  • Promotes a team-based approach in the delivery of nursing care.
  • Sets and revises priorities based on patient care needs, patient/family/staff requests, other department demands/schedules, utilizing available   resources as necessary. 
  • Documentation is completed in an accurate and timely manner on the appropriate forms and within the EMR. 
  • Completes computerized documentation within established timeframes.
  • Documentation reflects assessment/evaluation, changes in condition, therapeutic interventions/procedures, and patients response to therapy or interventions.
  • Contributes to ensuring the After Visit Summary (AVS) instructions clearly state patient care needs and meets The Joint Commission (TJC) standards and organizational standards.
  • Maintains environment of care for patient/family and department/clinic.
  • Ensures patient room environment provides comfort, cleanliness, safety of the patient/family throughout appointment.
  • Prepares room environment for next clinic visit.
  • Stocks clinic rooms with appropriate supplies as needed.
  • Maintains clinic department environment (i.e., keeping hallways clear of equipment/obstructions, maintaining patient medical records, stocking areas and clinic rooms, keeping work areas clear of clutter). Communicates clinic environment needs to clinic leadership.
  • Performs special tasks and procedures, within the scope of practice for an LPN, unique to department specific needs and within established protocols.
  • Communicates effectively through written documentation or verbally to appropriate individuals.
  • Contributes to the coordination of patient care to ensure continuity of care.


  • Performs other duties assigned.
  • Professionally seeks opportunities to help teammates during shift as needed.
  • Promptly initiates the chain of command appropriately as a patient advocate for patient care and system issues.
  • Identifies hazards and initiates corrective actions.
  • Provides suggestions for clinic/department and organization improvement.


  • Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritizing skills.
  • Graduate from an accredited school or university as an 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.


Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children!

At Childrens, the regions only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring teamand join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

Date Posted May 8, 2023
Requisition 300000807962058
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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