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LPN - New Graduate

Carle

Carle

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients through the application of the nursing process.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
College Diploma in Graduate of an accredited technical school in the field of licensed practical nursing.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Current licensure in good standing as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Illinois. upon hire and BLS within 30 days of hire


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email, and web browser. Multicultural sensitivity.Critical thinking skills using independent judgement in making decisions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Under the supervision of an RN, assesses patient's status through interview, observation and physical assessment of actual problems and outcomes.
  • Assists the RN in the development of an individualized plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.
  • Uses appropriate interventions identified in the plan of care to achieve expected patient outcomes.
  • Systematically evaluates and documents patient's progress toward expected outcomes/goals on an ongoing basis throughout the shift.
  • Modifies plan of care based on evaluation.
  • Completes required documentation as appropriate, including patient chart and event reports.
  • Analyzes clinical situations in a systematic way and acts to obtain resources or correct problems to meet or exceed expected outcomes or patient needs.
  • Recognizes need for assistance and utilizes resources, including physician and nurse to nurse (UAT) consultation in a timely manner.
  • Able to assume assignment of non-complex and some complex patient management with some turnover in assignment.
  • Consistently prioritizes work based on changes in patient condition, changes in assignment and unanticipated interruptions.
  • Identifies and utilizes team resources to solve identified problems or needs.
  • Collaborates with the health care team in the organization of tasks and activities for the patient's care from admission to discharge according to the plan of care and to meet identified expected outcomes.



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