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LPN INPT II

Job ID
309
Category
Licensed Practical Nurse
Department
Operating Room
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Date posted
09/24/2022
Pay Rate
$21.61 - $32.44 Hourly

Department: Operating Room
FTE: 1.00
Full Time (30 - 40 hours per week)
Shift: Days

New program for the Operating Room, will be trained in scrubbing and circulating.

Sign on Bonus for External Candidates.

Position Summary:
Work within the nursing process to provide direct nursing care to assigned patients. Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures. Patient care assignment may include; Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.

Detailed responsibilities:
* PATIENT CARE - The following duties are performed under the direction of an RN:
* PATIENT CARE - Deliver safe direct care to an assigned group of patients as required
* POLICIES - Work within Hospitals, Nursing division and departmental policies
* CARE PLAN - Work in collaboration with the healthcare team, implement and document individualized care plans incorporating age specific considerations, including discharge planning and patient/family teaching
* TESTS AND PROCEDURES - Assist with special tests and procedures, ensure proper consent has been obtained
* EMERGENCY MEASURES - Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden, adverse developments in patients
* TRAINING - Participate in orientation and evaluation of new personnel
* MEDICAL RECORDS - Ensure that patient medical records contain necessary information
* ENVIRONMENT - Maintain a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with Hospitals standards
* DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
* PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
* PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
* PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
* PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
* PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
* PATIENT CARE - Clean patient care rooms, equipment and instruments; report equipment problems; order and store supplies; maintain appropriate PAR levels
* PATIENT CARE - Assist nursing staff/physicians in complicated treatment procedures; perform routine treatment procedures
* PATIENT CARE - Identify and assess clinical situations beyond their scope and promptly notifies a nurse and/or physician
* PATIENT CARE - Provide oxygen therapy, I.V. setup, catheterization, apply cardiac monitor and other duties as assigned under the supervision of RN or attending physician as requested
* MEDICATION - Administer medications and monitors results, excluding IV medications, via the Seven Rights and documents and communicate clinical findings

Qualifications


Education:
Essential:
* Program Graduate
Education specialization:
Essential:
* LPN Accredited Program Graduate

Experience:
Essential:
No minimum experience required

Nonessential:
Bilingual English, Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

Credentials:
Essential:
* CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
* Licensed Practical Nurse in NM or recip agreement

Physical Conditions:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

Working conditions:
Essential:
* Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE
* Limited access to med room. Med Admin Policy, Att A

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