LPN Surgical Clinic - Centralia

at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Provides care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within the scope of license.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Contributes to the assessment of patients and ensures the well-being of patients.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Performs laboratory tests and therapeutic services.
  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
  • May documents the provider's encounter with patients. Lists all proper diagnoses and symptoms, as well as discharge/follow-up instructions and prescriptions, as indicated by the provider. 
  • May transcribes patient orders including laboratory tests, radiology tests and medications. Completes patient's charts by transcribing results of any labs, x-rays, or other evaluations. Continuously checks the progress of data availability for orders, to ensure the patient's workup is complete so that the provider is able to make treatment decisions regarding that patient.
  • May transcribes consultations or discussions with family and/or the patient's private physician or the on-call physician.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Job Posting: 10650576

Posted On: Sep 18, 2023

Updated On: Sep 21, 2023

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