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Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Vein & Vascular

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOverview Performs nursing care procedures involving initial patient assessment, evaluation, and preliminary testing to meet patient needs; assists Physician with the care of patient. P erforms direct patient care requiring specialized nursing skills; oversees the performance of other patient care activities. Qualifications LPN Education and/or Other Requirements Must possess a current Illinois Licensed Practical Nurse certification. Must be a graduate of an approved school of practical nursing. Previous experience in an ambulatory care setting is preferred. Qualifications 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.Current CPR card.Strong computer skills for documentation purposes in the electronic medical record.Must possess good nursing assessment and judgment skills.Must have good communication skills and documentation skills.Must have the ability and desire to function well with providers, nursing staff, and outside health care agencies and providers.Must readily understand verbal and written instructions; must be able to explain them clearly to patients.Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.Ability to adjust actions in relation to others' actions.Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.Ability to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. Environmental Factors This position is performed within an environment of potential for exposure to blood and body fluids. Physical Demands The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of the job the employee is required to stand, bend and reach.The employee will occasionally be required to lift, push and pull weight of at least one to 5 pounds.While performing the duties of the job the employee is required to perform repetitive hand motion and good body posture due to extended use of computer systems for patient documentation and other purposes. Mental DemandsAbility to work under stress and adapt to variable and unpredictable conditions. Note Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist an otherwise qualified individual in the performance of the job. In order to meet the needs of the Company employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of those described above. RN Qualifications 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.Current CPR card.Must have knowledge of physician's office practices and policies.Strong computer skills for documentation purposes in the electronic medical record.Must exhibit good communication skills; ability to provide leadership to the nursing staff.Must possess medical knowledge and the ability to perform effectively and efficiently.Must be flexible and demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.Ability to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.Ability to control operations of equipment or systems.Ability to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. General Skill Requirements In addition to the Essential Functions and Qualifications listed above, to perform the job successfully an individual must also possess the following General Skill Requirements.Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Accepts criticism and feedback; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; ability to work with frustrating situations; work under pressure and on an irregular schedule such as unscheduled overtime, unanticipated changes in work pace; Works with numerous distractions.Attendance and Punctuality - Schedules time off in advance; Begins working on time; Keeps absences within guidelines; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; Exhibits good listening and comprehension; Keeps others adequately informed; Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; Exhibits tact and consideration; Disp

Keywords: Memorial Health, Decatur , Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Vein & Vascular, Healthcare , Decatur, Illinois

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