Catholic Health Initiatives LPN Licensed Practical Nurse Lead - Mercy Internal Medicine Urbandale Clinic in URBANDALE, Iowa
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse Lead - Mercy Internal Medicine Urbandale Clinic
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
or Physician, Licensed Practical Nurse functions as a vital member of the
healthcare team who contributes to the success of the practice by
demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication,
professionalism, and teamwork. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan,
implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient
populations and their families.
Performsbasic nursing care to patients by following established standards andprocedures.
Collectspatient data such as vital signs; notes how the patient looks and acts,or responds to stimuli, and reports this information accordingly.
Preparesand administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds, andchanges bandages.
Prepares patientrecords and files using established medical record forms/automatedsystems and documentation practices.
Administerscertain prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatmentprogress and patient response.
Participates inthe implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practiceguidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
Monitors anddocuments treatment progress and patient response.
Conveysinformation to patients and families about health status, healthmaintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
Participates inteams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
Performs otherduties as assigned.
Job Requirements /Qualifications
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required &
Must be a graduate of anaccredited school of practical nursing program.
Must have current/valid Licensed PracticalNurse license from the state licensing board.
Must have current healthcareprovider CPR (Basic Life Support) certification.
Experience (required and preferred):
- 1 yearexperience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required
Primary Location IOWA-URBANDALE-INTERNAL MEDICINE URBANDALE-MERCY
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2018-R0179590
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.