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LPN - Mattoon Conv Care

Company: CARLE
Location: Clinton
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assumes responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or other provider in patient care departments. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the LPN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.

  • Administer medications per provider order.
  • Provide direct nursing care to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse, midlevel provider or physician. Nursing care is guided by the provider orders and the nursing plan of care within the LPN scope of practice.
  • Reports patient response to care to registered nurse or other provider for evaluation, intervention and modification of the plan of care.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
    • Work collaboratively with all licensed professions to deliver care in an environment that treats sudden injury and illness.
    • Administer medications per provider order.
    • Perform point of care testing within the department per provider order.
    • Have the ability to room a patient by collecting the patient's chief complaint and complete a medication reconciliation.
    • Administer medications: orally, rectally, intramuscular and inhalation.
    • Perform following procedures: Ear washes, nebulizer treatments, peak flows, wound care, apply splints, crutch training, point of care testing, EKG's, vision screenings, and suture/staple removal.
    • Assist providers with procedures such as vaginal exams, suture and staple placement, and incision and drainage.
    • Work in basket result notes.
    • Preceptor for new staff.
    • Cleaning and sterilization of instruments.

Keywords: CARLE, Decatur , LPN - Mattoon Conv Care, Healthcare , Clinton, Illinois

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