at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Position Title:Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Emergency Department Trauma Expansion- Nights
Department:Adult Emergency Department
Job Description:Shift: Full-Time - 7p-7a
Preference will be given to LPN with 1year of experience in a Critical Care setting.
General Description: The License Practice Nurse (LPN) performs assigned direct and indirect nursing care activities in a hospital using critical thinking in clinical problem-solving and decision-making processes relative to scope of practice, knowledge, competency, and experience. The LPN practices under the direct supervision of a registered nurse (RN), advance practice registered nurse (APRN), dentist, or physician in accordance with the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
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.
*Participates in focused assessment/reassessments of patient(s) by observing, collecting, recording and reporting objective and subjective data in an accurate and timely manner. Reports the condition and/or change in condition of the patient(s) as well as signs and symptoms that deviate from normal health status.
*Assists in implementing the nursing plan of care within the concepts of the LPN curriculum with consideration for safety in practice; according to established prioritization of needs; documenting and communicating nursing interventions and responses of patient(s) to care.
*Assists in evaluating patient(s) responses; document and communicate evaluation data to appropriate health care team members; contributes to the modification of the nursing plan of care on the based on ongoing evaluation of the patient(s).
*Collaborates with team members by sharing relevant information; demonstrating initiative, and supporting team decisions and the work life of the department.
*Provides care consistent with the American Nurses Association's Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as well as the assigned clinical area's Standards of Care and Professional Performance.
*Assists in the supervision of unlicensed assistive personnel.
*Support academic mission of OU Health.
*Performs other related duties as assigned within scope of practice after demonstrating required competencies or completing requisite training.
Performs other duties as assigned
*LPN Degree from an Accredited Institution.
*Current Oklahoma Board of Nursing LPN License or a current multi-state compact LPN License (eNLC).
*Specific care environment certifications must be obtained within six months of hire.
*One or more years of experience preferred.
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) 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 practice, techniques, and procedures.
Demonstrates professional performance in ability to organize, coordinate, plan and evaluate nursing needs of assigned patients.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login.OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.
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