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LPN - Surgical Associates

Company: Maria Parham Health
Location: Henderson
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

Maria Parham HealthWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. With 205 licensed beds, Maria Parham Health is equipped for every health care need one can encounter. We are fully licensed by Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, and Rated Highest In-Patient Safety from Leapfrog.Where We Are:Henderson offers a great outdoors, including the regions largest lake, providing endless hours of fun boating, fishing, skiing and camping. Throw in great golfing, hunting and two fantastic recreational organizations and you may find yourself having a hard time deciding what to do next!Why Choose Us: Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees Competitive Paid Time Off, PTO cash out, and PTO donation programs Employee Assistance Program mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants Robust employee recognition and awards programs And much morePosition SummaryUnder the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Provider, the Surgical Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides wound-related and other basic nursing care to the center's patients according to all the hospital policies and procedures, care and safety protocols, and Clinical Services Practice Guidelines.Reports to: Practice ManagerResponsibilities of the PositionIdentifies special needs of patients including medication and equipment requirements and communicates needs to procedural staff as well as identify and respond to patient/family educational needs and teaches in accordance with current clinical practice of standards.Contacts patients before their procedure to discuss prep instructions, sedation options, anticoagulation adjustments, and other requirements for a successful procedure as well as manages consults so they display the proper state and are within the established time standards.Recognizes and monitors age-specific and/or cultural needs of patients and modifies approach in planning of patient care.Participates in research and departmental Performance Improvement activities, under direction of RN, when assigned.Follows all evidence based medicine and core measures as supported by Maria Parham Health.Utilizes supplies and resources in a cost effective manner.Other duties as assigned.May function as a Documentation Assistant (scribe) in accordance with policy.
Required EducationSuccessful completion of the LPN diploma program or Associate's degree is required.Certifications/LicensesCurrent Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license is required.Basic Life Support (BLS) though the American Heart Association is required.Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Demonstrated organization, prioritization, and time-management skills.Basic knowledge of regulatory/accrediting requirements for healthcare organizations.Strong interpersonal, listening, as well as oral and written communication skills.Customer service skills and follow-up skills.Ability to multi-task and to work in a fast-paced environment.Ability to work with others and in a team environment.Problem solving skills.Ability to stay calm in all situations.Working knowledge of computerized nursing systems.EEOC StatementMaria Parham Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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