LPN .8 Days
Job ID: 26592
Department: Regions Burn/Wound Clinic
City: St. Paul, MN
Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics
Position Type: Part-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule: Mon- Fri flexible start and end time
Hrs/Pay Period: 64
At Regions Hospital, we are known for saving lives in our Level I Trauma Center, and our nursing staff is key to the exceptional care we provide each patient. Our Professional Nursing Practice Model offers patient and family-centered care that maintains an unwavering focus on what matters most: caring and healing at the patient’s bedside. As a nursing professional you will be empowered to manage your clinical practice and working environment through our Shared Governance Model, which focuses on evidence-based nursing practice. Our award-winning programs give our patients and their families a place of comfort and healing. We are proud of the care we give each and every patient.
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager and the supervision of the registered nurse, the LPN is responsible to observe and monitor patients, perform and document practical nursing practice at Regions Hospital, and to provide work direction for PCAs, NAs, and HUCs; to perform and document dependent functions such as carrying out the physician’s medical orders; to assist physicians with diagnostic and treatment procedures; to provide a safe and therapeutic environment; to coordinate, communicate, interpret, and explain patient care services to the patient, his/her family, health professionals and important others; to perform related duties as assigned.
LPN will work in Burn and Wound Clinic under the direction of a Physician, RN or Nurse Practitioner.
Must have one year of experience.
Experience in a clinic setting is helpful.
Completion of an accredited training program for practical nursing.
Must have at least 1 year of LPN experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of current practical nursing practices and techniques.
Knowledge of chemistry, math, pharmacology, disease processes, anatomy, and all body systems.
Knowledge of emergency procedures and medical intervention techniques.
Knowledge of infection control practices and their relation to patient care outcomes.
Skilled in using basic patient care related equipment and supplies.
Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
Ability to effectively participate on an interdisciplinary treatment team.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with patients, family members, and co-workers.
Ability to recognize changes in patient’s condition or body systems.
Licensure/ Registration/ Certification:
Currently licensed as a practical nurse by the State of Minnesota.
Demonstrates at the time of employment and every two years thereafter, competency in
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The year when demonstration of competency is not required, a general review of CPR is required.