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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Details
Job Order Number
7546627
Company Name
KINDRED NURSING CENTERS EAST LLC
Physical Address
500 WEST ROMEO B GARRET AVENUE
Peoria, IL 61605
Job Description

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (391759-4838 )

Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals ’ a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient’s lives.
Come and grow your career with Kindred Hospitals, a division of Kindred Healthcare. Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values ’ our employees. We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care ’ and quality care is what we do every day! Join us!

Summary:
Under direct supervision of Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN job provides nursing care within the scope of licensure for assigned patients according to established nursing standards and hospital policies and procedures.

’ Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication, performs treatments and patient care responsibilities as prescribed.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN consults with and keeps Registered Nurse informed of activities, symptoms, reactions, and changes in the patient’s condition with regard to assigned patients.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN provides appropriate pain management techniques and educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication following the five rights of medication administration within scope of practice.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with the rehabilitation and treatment of patients in accordance with the medical plan of care, updates, and revises plan of care under the supervision of Registered Nurse.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists physicians with examinations, treatments and special procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills as directed by the Registered Nurse.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.
’ The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs.
Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse, LPN, LVN, Nurse, Practical Nurse, Vocational Nurse, Hospital, Clinical Nurse, Medical, Long Term Acute Care, Transitional Care Hospitals, Healthcare

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses.

Licenses/Certification:

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License.

BCLS Certification.

Intravenous Blood Certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum six months prior experience in an acute care setting preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace


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