Licensed Practical Nurse

Surprise, AZ

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
POSITION PURPOSEThe Licensed Vocational Nurse, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, is responsible for providing nursing care, health teaching, and health counseling of assigned patients during a given shift. The LVN assures the delivery of care by assisting in the implementation of the interdisciplinary and nursing plan of care. POSITION REQUIREMENTSLicenses or CertificationsCurrent license to practice vocational nursing in the state where currently practicing (LVN/LPN)CPR required, ACLS preferred Education, Training, and ExperienceGraduate of an accredited school of professional vocational nursing. Skills and Abilities, Proficiency and Productivity StandardsPromotes healing environment and utilizes resources for optimal patient outcomes.Organizes and prioritizes tasks and projects; accurately completes job responsibilities within the specified time constraintsAdheres to ethical, regulatory and accreditation standardsSpeaks and communicates English effectively, both in verbal and written formatMaintains confidentiality of patient informationRespects Patient Rights and promotes customer satisfactionWorks cooperatively with co-workers and other hospital employeesAdapts to changes necessitated by guest/staff situationsSeeks assistance as neededWrites legiblyFunctions proficiently in a Microsoft Windows environment Machines, Equipment UsedClinical equipment used for patient care, i.e., glucometer, IV/enteral pumps, patient lift/transfer devices, bladder scanner, patient call light system, emergency equipment/defibrillator, and basic office equipment. Physical RequirementsAbility to lift up to 30 pounds and transfer in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and utilizing full range of body movements. Ability to stand, sit, reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl, grasp, use fine finger movement. Environmental ConditionsIndoors in climate controlled, well-lighted, and ventilated environment.
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(ACLS,BLS/BCLS,PALS,NRP,ATT)

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