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LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Mount Carmel Health
Location: Columbus
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full time Shift: Description: Full-time and Part-time 12 hour Day and Night positions available! Mount Carmel Nurses are the heartbeat of our health system.We have several opportunities for both new graduates and experienced nurses. Regardless of your experience, we want to connect with you! About the Unit: The Medical/Surgical Neuro, Observation, Oncology and Palliative Careunit at Mount Carmel Grove City is 42 beds. The Registered Nurse would expect to see a mixture of stroke, neurosurgery, end of life, oncology and medical/surgical patients. Med Surgis a great area to grow and learn about patients with diagnoses that span the medical spectrum. It is a fast-paced, great teamwork and engaging environment with a focus on individualized and evidence-based care. About Mount Carmel Grove City: As Grove City's first full-service hospital, Mount Carmel Grove City offers a wide variety of high-quality services and continues to grow along with the needs of the communities it serves. Every aspect of the 210-bed hospital is designed with the patient in mind, and we have made an ongoing commitment to provide our patients with access to the most experienced and talented medical providers and state-of-the-art technology, helping set our facility apart. From advanced technologies and expanded services to stunning interiors and tranquil surroundings, it's a healing environment unlike any other. What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and day one benefit packages including medical, dental and vision coverage.
  • Retirement saving account with employer match starting on day one, generous paid time off programs and employee recognition incentive program.
  • Tuition and professional development reimbursement - fully discounted tuition through our enrollment opportunities at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing.
  • Flexible schedules through our FirstChoice Internal Travel Program, Weekend Option Program, and local Float Pool. About the job: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), within the scope of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, will provide administrative support and care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person's physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. The Licensed Practical Nurse, functioning in the spirit of teamwork, under the direction of a provider or Registered Nurse is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Organization. What you will do: Clinical:
    • Greets and escorts patient to exam room
    • Measures and records vital signs
    • Records patient interview and history
    • Provides approved patient education materials upon direction of provider or RN
    • Prepares patient for examinations, routine screening tests, and procedures
    • Assists the provider or RN with procedures as needed
    • Performs phlebotomy and obtains lab specimens as ordered
    • Performs testing to meet regulatory requirements as ordered
    • Performs point of care testing as ordered
    • Performs EKGs as ordered
    • Prepares and administers medications (no IV medications) based on written provider order
    • Changes dressings as ordered
    • Removes sutures/staples as ordered
    • Assists in emergency situations under the direction of the provider.
    • Maintains a clean, well-stocked patient care area
    • Abides by all federal mandates
    • Maintains patient confidentiality and abides by all HIPAA guidelines Administrative:
      • Screens, refers, routes and places phone calls
      • Documents patient care observation and activities according to professional standards and procedures.
      • Prepares patient charts for appointment: files results of tests, procedures and ensures chart completeness.
      • Requests previous medical records
      • Schedules appointments and tests: pre-certifies patients for insurance coverage; sets up referral contacts; reviews requisitions (labs and x-rays) for completeness
      • Prepares and organizes department: inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment for condition.
      • Stocks supplies as needed
      • Timely and accurately maintains required logs and records
      • Attends required in-service training
      • Maintains continuing education units as appropriate What we are looking for:
        • Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing
        • Current license in good standing to practice as an practical nurse in the State of Ohio, IV certification preferred
        • One to two years previous experience preferred
        • Effective Communication Skills
        • Current BLS/CPR and maintain current certification
        • Demonstrates skills and abilities in clinical and administrative areas including phlebotomy, office lab testing, patient care, injections, vitals and EKG.
        • Exceptional customer service skills
        • Must be able to work as a member of a team
        • Ability to work with limited supervision and to make decisions based on established policies and procedures.
        • Basic computer skills required, previous experience with EMR preferred -- Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
          Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Mount Carmel Health, Columbus , LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse , Healthcare , Columbus, Ohio

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