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LPN - Med/Tele 5 West

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.


Licensed Practical Nurse - Med/Tele 5West


  • New Tier Pay Structure for RNs!!
  • Bonuses (if applicable)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive2023
  • Loan Repayment Program
  • ADN > BSN Funded Sponsorship Program

Position Highlights:

This 38-bed med-surg unit provides an array of knowledge on all types of patients ages 18 and older. The staff cares for a variety of medical and telemetry patients with acute and/or chronic illness, such as sepsis, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, cardiac disease and COVID-19. 5 West is a great unit to start or continue your nursing career. Here, you'll gain clinical skills in titratable drips, chest tubes, tracheostomies, complex wound care, post-bariatric procedures, highoxygen delivery systems and end-of-life care.

5 West is known as the "5 West Wolfpack" because of its outstanding teamwork. Its centralized nursing station allows staff to build camaraderie, learn and grow together. The staff and leaders are passionate about mentoring, professional development and support. The culture and close-knit environment on 5 West make this unit ideal for new and experienced nurses. It is the only unit in the hospital to have a Zen room, which features a massage chair, adult coloring books and other materials to support staff who need to reset their mindset.

5 West leaders support their new staff by providing in depth orientation, goal planning, progress meetings and check-ins 30/60/90 days post-orientation completion.

(also known as: LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse)

Shift Details:

Days or Nights

7am-730pm or 7pm-730am

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research, and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of America's Top Employers and the Best Employer in Nebraska

Provide nursing care and identified clinical support tasks within the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) scope of practice for achievement of the patient's plan of care in conjunction with the registered nurse and/or medical staff.

Required Qualifications:

* Graduate from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
* Demonstrate effective communication skills required.
* Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork and flexibility required.
* Currently licensed as a practical nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required, must be from an American Heart Association (AHA) endorsed program (effective for new hires starting January 1, 2023 or later).

Candidate must present completion of IV therapy 8- hour didactic course if graduated prior to May 1, 2016

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in a physician's office preferred. Experience in setting related to clinic setting preferred.
* Proficiency in secondary language preferred.
* Participate in performance improvement activities preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted June 8, 2024
Date Closes June 23, 2024
Requisition REQ-22331
Address University Twr - Unit I
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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