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Ambulatory Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn) Mercy Health Lima – St. Rita Surgical Associates Lima – Full Time – Days/Afternoons

Mercy Health

This is a Full-time position in Lima, OH posted August 22, 2021.

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health SummaryThe LPN functions as a member of the patient care team under the supervision of the physician and/or Registered Nurse and assists in the delivery of patient care by data collection, observation, implementation and evaluation.

The LPN will render nursing care in terms on individualized patient needs in conformance with recognized nursing techniques, procedures and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing.

Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesIt is expected that all duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner that reflects the values of Catholic Healthcare Partners, which are Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life, and ServicePerforms patient assessment and care planning, considering the patient’s age group, severity of condition/disease to include physical, psychosocial, cultural, environmental, self care and educational needsUtilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient’s careAssess the patient; collect and document the patient’s current health status and medical historyTeach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share written informational materialCommunicate with the physician regarding patient needs, the nursing assessments, and recommendations on a daily basis, and as neededIdentifies patient/family individualized learning needs and implements measures to meet those needs based on patient/family capabilities to learnPerform direct patient care, utilizing established procedures, policies, and standardsDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them from appropriate books and manualsDemonstrate ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise, and professional mannerSchedules tests as directed by providerAssists physician and office procedures and testingImplements care in a safe, knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous mannerEvaluates the effectiveness of equipment and processes for achieving positive patient outcomesAdheres to the safety policies and procedures of SRPSRecognizes and reports potential safety issuesDemonstrates ability to utilize biomedical equipmentMust be trained and competent in the Scheduling, MA/Nurse 100 & 200 functionality of CarePATHMaintains confidentiality and actively supports patient/family rightsSupports and contributes to organizational cost-saving initiativesServes as a patient advocateAdminister medications according to practice policies and proceduresMaintain a clean, neat, and safe environment for patient and staffAttends staff meetings as directed by the practice manager/supervisorAssist patients, family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respect their confidentiality and privacy and communicate with them in a courteous and respectful mannerAnswer and refer telephone calls or other inquires to ensure accurate and timely communications are facilitated, triages phone calls as necessaryDemonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concernsEnsure compliance with regulatory standardsConsistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessaryMinimize non-productive time and fill slow periods with activities that will enable you to prepare to meet the future needs of SRPS (education, organizing, housekeeping, assisting others) Maintain regular attendance and do not incur excessive overtimePerforms all other duties as assigned Qualifications1 to 3 years experience preferred.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsLicense Must have current, valid, unrestricted LPN license in the state of Ohio.May be required to hold medication and IV privileges on state of Ohio LPN license Education and/or ExperienceEducation: Associates Years of Experience: 1 to 3 years experience in physician office setting preferred.Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and hold a current, valid, unrestricted license in the state of Ohio.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We’ll also reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD& DAn employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.Paid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:36Work Shift:Days/AfternoonsDepartment:St.

Ritas Surgical Associates MHP Lima Specialty Care All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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