Licensed Practical Nurse
Catholic Health Initiatives - Williston, ND

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Job Summary:
The LPN applies knowledge of basic growth and development in patient care; incorporates knowledge of the nursing process and the professional standards of basic growth and development to perform assessments; and provides care based on the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.

Essential Duties:
Works closely with resource RN to ensure interventions/documentation, to be completed by an RN, are completed on assigned patients.

Monitors and interprets patient status/information based on knowledge of growth/development and age; recognizes basic changes based on data collected and keeps resource RN informed.

Prioritizes, initiates, and delegates appropriate interventions based on patient need.

Evaluates patient response to action plan and intervenes appropriately.

Recognizes own limitation on clinical skills/knowledge and seeks assistance to meet patient needs.

Demonstrates ability to administer medication and treatments safely and effectively based on age and development of patient.

Recognizes and effectively deals with patient/significant other-related issues while maintaining their sense of worth/dignity.

Works closely with resource RN to ensure interventions/documentation, to be completed by an RN, are completed on assigned patients.

Evaluates patient response to action plan and intervenes appropriately.

Communicates and takes ownership of own educational and clinical department needs.

Demonstrates the ability to use, maintain, and troubleshoot patient care equipment.

Notifies appropriate physicians or support personnel of patient care needs in a timely manner (i.e., abnormal lab values, EKG changes and referrals, etc.).

Performs nursing duties in a timely manner.

Demonstrates the ability to use, maintain, and troubleshoot patient care equipment.

Provides appropriate patient/significant other education based upon assessed needs and patient age.

Qualifications

Education:
Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

Experience:
Successful completion of a formal training program.

License/Certification:
Active LPN license.

BCLS required within first six months.

IV Certification

Additional Responsibilities:
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Integrity:
Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

Compassion:
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

Excellence:
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job

Nursing - LPN

Primary Location

ND-Williston-Mercy Medical Center

Shift

Rotating

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period

72

Weekends Required

Every Third

Status

Full Time

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For Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), returning sick people to good health is more than a business -- it's a mission. Formed in 1996...