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LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse – Critical Care

Mount Carmel Health System

This is a Full-time position in Columbus, OH posted November 25, 2021.

*Employment Type:* Full time *Shift:* Rotating Shift *Description:* *Why Mount Carmel?* With five (hospitals)(https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/find-a-location/), over (60 free-standing outpatient clinics)(https://www.mcmg.mountcarmelhealth.com/), a (college of nursing)(https://www.mccn.edu), a (Medicare Advantage plan)(https://www.medigold.com), and extensive outreach and community wellness programs, (Mount Carmel Health System)(https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/) serves more than a million patients in central Ohio each year, and we've been a pillar of this community for more than 130 years.

As a proud member of (Trinity Health)(https://www.trinity-health.org/), one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network of caring spans 22 states, 94 hospitals, and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

We know that exceptional patient care starts with taking care of our colleagues, so we invest in great people and all that we ask in return is that you come to work ready to make a difference and do the right thing.

*What we offer:* * Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision coverage * Retirement savings account with employer match starting on day one * Generous paid time off programs * Employee recognition incentive program * Tuition/professional development reimbursement * Discounted tuition and enrollment opportunities' at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing *Why Columbus?

* The nation's 14th largest city, Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the Midwest ranked #1 for population growth, #1 for job growth, #1 for wage growth, and #1 real estate market.

And with a vibrant blend of professional sports, world-class attractions, creative cuisines, and a flourishing music and arts scene, you'll never be found wanting for entertainment and experiences to call your own in Columbus.

Learn more at (www.experiencecolumbus.com)(http://www.experiencecolumbus.com)!

*About the job:* The *Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)*, within the scope of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, will provide administrative support and care in an atmosphere sensitive to each persons physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.

The Licensed Practical Nurse, functioning in the spirit of teamwork, under the direction of a provider or Registered Nurse is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Organization.

*What you will do:* *Clinical:* * Greet and escort patient to exam room * Measure and record vital signs * Record patient interview and history * Provide approved patient education materials upon direction of provider or RN * Prepare patient for examinations, routine screening tests, and procedures * Assist the provider or RN with procedures as needed * Perform phlebotomy and obtains lab specimens as ordered * Perform testing to meet regulatory requirements as ordered * Perform point of care testing as ordered * Perform EKGs as ordered * Prepare and administer medications (no IV medications) based on written provider order * Change dressings as ordered * Remove sutures/staples as ordered * Assist in emergency situations under the direction of the provider.

* Maintain a clean, well-stocked patient care area * Abide by all federal mandates * Maintain patient confidentiality and abides by all HIPAA guidelines *Administrative:* * Screen, refer, route and place phone calls * Document patient care observation and activities according to professional standards and procedures.

* Prepare patient charts for appointment: files results of tests, procedures and ensures chart completeness.

* Request previous medical records * Schedule appointments and tests: pre-certify patients for insurance coverage; set up referral contacts; review requisitions (labs and x-rays) for completeness * Prepare and organize department: inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment for condition.

* Stock supplies as needed * Timely and accurately maintain required logs and records * Attend required in-service training * Maintain continuing education units as appropriate *What we are looking for:* * Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing * Current license in good standing to practice as an practical nurse in the State of Ohio, IV certification preferred * One to two years previous experience preferred * Effective Communication Skills * Current BLS/CPR and maintain current certification * Demonstrates skills and abilities in clinical and administrative areas including phlebotomy, office lab testing, patient care, injections, vitals and EKG.

* Exceptional customer service skills * Must be able to work as a member of a team * Ability to work with limited supervision and to make decisions based on established policies and procedures.

* Basic computer skills required, previous experience with EMR preferred –
– Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

*Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion* Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes.

We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.