LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Emergency Room
Company: Mercy Health
Posted on: June 16, 2022
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NowRequisition R126575 Market Youngstown, Ohio Department Emergency
Department - St. Elizabeth Shift Afternoons/Evenings Schedule
Full-timeThank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthSign on
bonus for 1+ years of experienceSt. Elizabeth YoungstownSummary of
Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and under the
supervision of the professional Registered Nurse, the Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN) provides skilled nursing care and administers
medications to patients.
Essential Job Functions
Under the direction of a Licensed Professional (e.g., Physician,
Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, or Registered Nurse),
participates in the nursing process to include assessment,
planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patients plan of
care accurately and in a timely manner while collaborating with
other nurses and members of the healthcare team.
Gives direct nursing care and assists with care of the patient at
the direction of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Physician, Physician
Assistant, or Advanced Practice Nurse.
Contributes to the plan of care with input from patient/family and
other members of the healthcare team.
Performs patient data collection and observation considering
patient's age group, severity of condition/disease (including
physical, psychosocial, cultural, environmental, self-care, and
education needs), and coordination of resources and referrals.
Collect and document objective data, subjective data, and patient
care including focused observations such as pain, pain relief,
results of treatments, updates to plan of care, implementation, and
evaluation of care following unit specific and hospital charting
Implements patient care in a safe, knowledgeable, skillful,
consistent, and continuous manner.
Administers ordered medications and treatments, such as wound
dressing changes and asthma treatment, prescribed by a Licensed
Physician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner using
appropriate medical equipment as needed.
Performs phlebotomy services
Contributes to the evaluation of the patients response to nursing
interventions, involving the patient, family, significant others,
or other members of the health care team appropriately; documents
and communicates patients responses to appropriate members of the
Recognizes and reports significant changes in the patient's
condition and contributes to plan of care revision based on ongoing
Evaluates effectiveness of patient care and the processes for
achieving positive patient outcomes.
Demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of a diverse patient
Adheres to the safety policies and procedures of the organization.
Recognizes and reports potential safety issues.
Delegates delegable nursing tasks in accordance with the local
State Board of Nursing Administrative Code.
Accepts accountability and responsibility for delivery of care for
optimal patient outcomes.
Complies with all HIPPA and OSHA policies.
Practices infection control procedures.
This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with
the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related
duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from the state of employment
BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (required)
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (may be required for specialty
PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (may be required for specialty
NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Program (may be required for specialty
MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our
opportunities reward* your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
- Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled
Weekly Hours:36Work Shift:Afternoons/EveningsDepartment:Emergency
Department - St. ElizabethAll 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. If youd like to
view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for
Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia;
Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative
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