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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg - Edmond

Company: OU Health
Location: Edmond
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg - Edmond
Department: Med/Surg 3rd/4th Floor
Job Description:

Shift: Full Time, 7 a to 7 p Unit Description: The Med Surg Unit in Edmond allows healthcare professionals to participate in clinically advanced patient care and use cutting-edge technology. The unit also provides advanced clinical education with access to step down training. There is a tremendous amount of Tech support in the unit and is not an on-call unit.
General Description: The License Practice Nurse (LPN) performs assigned direct and indirect nursing care activities in a hospital using critical thinking in clinical problem-solving and decision-making processes relative to scope of practice, knowledge, competency, and experience. The LPN practices under the direct supervision of a registered nurse (RN), advance practice registered nurse (APRN), dentist, or physician in accordance with the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
Essential Responsibilities: -
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position. -

  • Participates in focused assessment/reassessments of patient(s) by observing, collecting, recording and reporting objective and subjective data in an accurate and timely manner. Reports the condition and/or change in condition of the patient(s) as well as signs and symptoms that deviate from normal health status.
  • Assists in implementing the nursing plan of care within the concepts of the LPN curriculum with consideration for safety in practice; according to established prioritization of needs; documenting and communicating nursing interventions and responses of patient(s) to care.
  • Assists in evaluating patient(s) responses; document and communicate evaluation data to appropriate health care team members; contributes to the modification of the nursing plan of care on the based on ongoing evaluation of the patient(s).
  • Collaborates with team members by sharing relevant information; demonstrating initiative, and supporting team decisions and the work life of the department.
  • Provides care consistent with the American Nurses Association's Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as well as the assigned clinical area's Standards of Care and Professional Performance.
  • Assists in the supervision of unlicensed assistive personnel.
  • Support academic mission of OU Health. -
  • Performs other related duties as assigned within scope of practice after demonstrating required competencies or completing requisite training. General Responsibilities:
    • Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications: Education:
      • LPN Degree from an Accredited Institution.
      • Current Oklahoma Board of Nursing LPN License or a current multi-state compact LPN License (eNLC).
      • Specific care environment certifications must be obtained within six months of hire. Experience:
        • New Grads are welcomed.
        • One or more years of experience preferred. License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Current LPN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact LPN License (eNLC). Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -
          • Knowledge of professional nursing practice, techniques, and procedures.
          • Demonstrates professional performance in ability to organize, coordinate, plan and evaluate nursing needs of assigned patients.
          • Effective verbal and written communication skills. #CB Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login. OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

Keywords: OU Health, Edmond , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg - Edmond, Healthcare , Edmond, Oklahoma

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