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Mary Greeley Medical Center LPN in Ames, Iowa

  • Position Summary

  • Under general direction, protects, promotes, and optimizes health and abilities. Prevents illness and injury. Alleviates suffering through the diagnosis and treatment. Advocates for patients and their families. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care.

  • Position Responsibilities

  • Unit Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Reevaluates the patient’s condition and ongoing needs, and reports patient’s condition to appropriate members of the IDT

  • Participates in IDT.

  • Completes documentation accurately and in a timely manner according to policy, and prepares clinical and progress notes as requested.

  • Assists with chart audits and data collection when requested.

  • •Participates in Hospice and MGMC committees and work groups

  • Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):

  • Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse and authorized by the State of Iowa to practice nursing.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) training, or within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.

  • Mandatory Reporter training or within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.

  • De-escalation training prior to performing direct patient care or within 90 days of hire

  • FIM (Functional Independence Measure) certification within 6 months of hire.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Proficient in communication skills.

  • Ability to pursue and foster a sense of team and partnership across all disciplines.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, in English, with diverse population groups.

  • Ability to be self-directed, flexible, and able to adapt to change.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a professional and tactful manner with physicians, staff, patients and/or their representatives.

  • Ability to read and understand chart documentation.

  • Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills.

  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language.

  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

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