LPN - MOTHER BABY UNIT, NIGHTS First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) Job1 month ago - Other categories - Lansing - 118 views
General Purpose of Job:
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides basic nursing services for the care and treatment of patients under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The LPN assesses, plans and implements individual patient care in a nursing department according to Nursing Services policies, procedures and standards of care.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
- Assess patient condition and initiate appropriate nursing and/or medical care in collaboration with an RN.
- Provides basic care and tasks as directed by an RN.
- Performs specific patient procedures and treatments according to Hospital policies.
- Documents care given and patient response in patient record.
- Cleans and maintains equipment and environment.
- Demonstrates knowledge and use of appropriate equipment and supplies to provide quality patient care.
- Communicates significant information and changes in patient condition to the RN.
- Actively participates as a team member. Constructively addresses patient and team issues to insure quality patient care and a collaborative work environment.
- In collaboration with the RN, assesses patient condition and initiates appropriate nursing care according to evidence-based policies and guidelines.
- In collaboration with the RN, assists with the development of the nursing care plan.
- Implements the nursing plan of care as delegated by the RN.
- Acts as a liaison between members of the health care team, patient and patients family. Participates in patient/family teaching as delegated by the RN.
- Administers medications, performs diagnostic procedures and treatments according to evidence-based policies and procedures.
- Maintains knowledge of current trends in nursing and provides evidence of clinical competency.
- Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of departmental and hospital performance improvement programs.
Job Requirements General Requirements Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures. Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our associates, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful. Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank). Works in a safe manner and promptly reports any hazards identified in the work environment or related to assigned responsibilities. Work Experience Acute care patient care experience. Preferred. Education Current Michigan license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse Basic life support (BLS) Specialized Knowledge and Skills Computer literate. Interpersonal skills for effective communication. Excellent attendance Assumes responsibility for ongoing education and completion of mandatory requirements.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Job Family Patient Services/Nursing Support Requirements: Shift Nights Degree Type / Education Level Associate Status Full-time Facility Sparrow Hospital Experience Level New Grad
Our Patient population is diverse, so it benefits the mid-Michigan region to have a diverse population of health care providers. Sparrow’s recruiting efforts reflect our interest in building a workforce that offers our Patients more than professional skill.
Sparrow established its first Workplace Diversity Plan in 1992. We believe that, through our similarities, we can bridge our differences and enhance our ability to serve a broad Patient base. We are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Sparrow leaders actively work to create and maintain a respectful and engaged work culture. Leadership assessment skills and diversity education are part of ongoing efforts which ensure inclusion at Sparrow. Initiatives like alternative work schedules and leave, childcare, and employee assistance programs—offer ways to fit your personal needs into your work life.