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LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse - Mount Carmel St. Ann's - Med/Surg Orthopedics

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

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full time Shift: Night Shift Description: Why Mount Carmel? With five hospitals, over 60 free-standing outpatient clinics, a college of nursing, a Medicare Advantage plan, and extensive outreach and community wellness programs, Mount Carmel Health System serves more than a million patients in central Ohio each year, and we've been a pillar of this community for more than 130 years. As a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network of caring spans 22 states, 94 hospitals, and 133,000 colleagues nationwide. We know that exceptional patient care starts with taking care of our colleagues, so we invest in great people and all that we ask in return is that you come to work ready to make a difference and do the right thing. What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Retirement savings account with employer match starting on day one
  • Generous paid time off programs
  • Employee recognition incentive program
  • Tuition/professional development reimbursement
  • Discounted tuition and enrollment opportunities' at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing
  • Mount Carmel offers DailyPay - if you're hired as an eligible colleague, you'll be able to see how much you've made every day and transfer your money any time before payday.You deserve to get paid every day! Why Columbus? The nation's 14th largest city, Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the Midwest - ranked #1 for population growth, #1 for job growth, #1 for wage growth, and #1 real estate market. And with a vibrant blend of professional sports, world-class attractions, creative cuisines, and a flourishing music and arts scene, you'll never be found wanting for entertainment and experiences to call your own in Columbus. Learn more at! About the job: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides administrative support and patient care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person's physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs under the direction of a Provider or RN. What you will do:
    • DELEGATION: Directs unlicensed staff in work related activities under the supervision of a registered nurse. Demonstrates the ability to manage the patient assignment effectively.
    • NURSING PROCESS: LPN will use assessment skill to collect data and then collaborate with RN to discuss next steps in the care of the patient.
    • COMMUNICATION: Communicates pertinent clinical information to appropriate members of the patient care team. Keeps patient/family appraised/updated.
    • EDUCATION: Provides patient/family education under the direction of the registered nurse
    • CONTINUITY PLANNING: In conjunction with the physician and RN, identifies discharge needs, participates in planning and completes continuity of care forms as appropriate.
    • COLLABORATION: Collaborates with attending physicians, house staff, registered nurse, and other health care disciplines regarding patient care.
    • SAFE PRACTICE: Performs treatments and procedures according to approved standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Verifies and implements physician/other licensed independent practitioner's orders. Administers medications, according to the organization's standards, policies, procedures and/or guidelines. Initiates appropriate emergency procedures within the scope of practice under the direction of the RN/physician. Practices proper patient identification procedures. Maintains equipment appropriate to the care environment. Establishes priorities for the delivery of nursing care and meets patient needs.
    • DOCUMENTATION: Documents accurately and completely pertinent information/data in accordance with documentation standards, policies, procedures and/or guidelines.
    • COMPUTER SKILLS: Utilizes computer systems effectively, including. ATK. Systems appropriate to area. Registrar. Appropriate use of Internet/Intranet.
    • INITIATIVE: Takes responsibility to facilitate improvements in patient services, staff/physician relationships and the working climate. Is responsible/accountable for professional development and maintaining licensure requirements. Takes responsibility for own education.
    • Administration of medications: Please see the Scope of practice for LPN set forth by the Ohio Board of Nursing What we are looking for:
      • Successful completion of an approved Pharmacology Course with NAPNES Certification, OOPNES Certification or Ohio Board of Nursing Card.
      • Ability to operate a motor vehicle required; possesses a valid driver's license from the State of Ohio and has access to a functional automobile during work hours.
      • Requires use of a personal vehicle with valid auto insurance.
      • Current clinical experience, preferably in community home health or hospice setting.
      • Criminal background check and fingerprinting completed as required by Ohio law.
      • Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing
      • Licensure: Current license in good standing to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Ohio
      • Certification: Current BLS/CPR and maintain current certification; IV certification 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 - Mount Carmel St. Ann's - Med/Surg Orthopedics, Healthcare , Westerville, Ohio

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