LPN

Reid Health

  • Connersville, IN
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Category Licensed Technical/Certified Position Type Full-Time Location : Name Reid Health Care Pavilion

Overview

A “Licensed Practical Nurse” is a person who holds a valid Indiana license, and who functions at the direction of the Registered Nurse, Physician, Osteopathic Physician, Dentist, Chiropractor, Optometrist and Podiatrist in performance of activities requiring special knowledge or skill.

Responsibilities
  • Appropriately recognizes and reports abnormal assessment data.
  • Collaborates with RN to create appropriate plan of care.
  • Effectively carries out plan of care.
  • Recognizes success of or modifies plan of care
  • At the direction of the RN, initiates nursing protocols and standing orders as condition dictates.
  • Appropriately communicates patient condition to the RN
  • In collaboration with and at the direction of the RN, provides care based on identified needs.
  • Demonstrates that she/he can work independently within scope of practice.
  • In collaboration with and at the direction of the RN, works well with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Uses appropriate resources – Primary RN, Charge Nurse, Unit Manager, Directors, Administrative Coordinator, Pharmacy, etc.
  • Demonstrates good time management by having no unjustified overtime.
  • Informs supervisor when hours worked may accrue overtime and incidental overtime.
  • Compliant with attendance policy.
  • Offers assistance to team to maintain unit productivity – asks “What may I do to help you leave on time?”
  • Collaborates with team and management to develop cost-effective solutions and improve workflow processes.
  • Uses team huddles and check-backs to proactively report changes.
Qualifications

Education: Must be a graduate of a Licensed Practical Nursing program.

Experience Required: At least one year experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Experience Preferred:Previous experience in a residential or psychiatric facility preferred.

Licensure: Licensure in the State of Indiana as a Licensed Practical Nurse is required.

Certifications: Must maintain competence in BLS after initial training.

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Schedule Details

Night shift. 36 hours weekly. 6:00p-6:00a

Reid Health