at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Position Title:LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinic
Department:OUHP Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinic
Job Description:Shift Available: Full-Time, 8a-5p
Under general supervision, provides preventative and health care to an assigned group of patients or clients in an OU Health facility.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Will assist with the nursing assessment through data collection, observation, and obtainment of vital signs on assigned patients or clients.
Provide care according to an established nursing plan.
Observe changes in patient's condition and notify supervisory personnel if significant changes occur.
Provide routine ostomy care, nasogastric tube placement and feeding and placement and discontinuing of oral-gastric tube. Will initiate and monitor oxygen therapy according to physician orders or unit protocol.
Will suction and clean tracheotomy sites.
May administer oral, intra-muscular, intra-dermal, subcutaneous, sub-lingual, vaginal, rectal and topical medications.
Prepare patients for routine physical examinations and assist the physician during examinations.
An LPN can function in the role of Surgical Tech if position open is in the operating room.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduation from an approved License Practical Nurse program.
Experience: None required.
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Current LPN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact LPN License (eNLC). Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of professional nursing theories, practices, techniques, and procedures.
Ability to organize, coordinate, plan and evaluate nursing needs of assigned patients.
Must be knowledgeable about operating room techniques if applying for a surgery position.
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
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