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Clinical LPN, Labor & Delivery

Job ID: R-16835 Job Type: Full time Location: Great Bend, Kansas
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Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management, the LPN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • Care of the OB patient will include assisting the RN with position changes in labor, vital signs, I&O, and non-pharmacologic pain management techniques. Postpartum care to include care of the postpartum family in the immediate postpartum period and ongoing through discharge. Will assist with breastfeeding and direct care of the well newborn.
  • Care of pediatric patients will be limited to 12 years of age and older, 80lbs and over.
  • Demonstrates applied knowledge base in areas of OB, postpartum, and medical/ surgical patient care, pain assessment and actions of pharmaceuticals and anesthetic agents, laboratory values, safety and legal issues and all emergency equipment.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit as outlined in the unit orientation checklist
  • Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychologic and cognitive status.
  • Formulates a goal directed plan of care, which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes.
  • Implements care in a knowledgeable, skilled, consistent manner in reaching the desired patient outcomes through nursing processes.
  • Establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available center resources of time, personnel, equipment and supplies.
  • Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care.
  • Performs documentation on the floor and in the patient record, in a timely, accurate and concise manner.
  • Reviews and carries out physician orders in an appropriate professional manner.
  • Performs efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons and documenting events.
  • Follows organizational policies & procedures in providing safe patient care.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Required Licensure and Certification
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - IV Certified - Single State - State Board of Nursing
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Single State - State Board of Nursing or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS or BCLS) - American Heart Association (AHA) or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment

Knowledge Requirements
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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