LPN - Surgery (DSMOC)
Dean Health System - Madison, WI

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Dean Clinic is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in the country. Established in 1904 and headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Dean providesmedical and health services through a network of clinics located throughout Southern Wisconsin.
At Dean, we are committed to improving the health of our community and being one of the best providers of healthcare in the country. Our goal is to provide unsurpassed quality and compassionate care to every patient, every time. If your first priority is to provide the very best customer service to those you serve, apply today!
Position Summary
The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for performing nursing procedures, administering medications, and assisting the physician with total patient care. Qualifications:

Required:
1. State Licensure or eligible for State Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Preferred:
1. Relevant experience.

Essential Physical Functions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods and to move quickly between tasks. Ability to hear and converse on the phone and in person. Ability to see fine print and to use the computer. Ability to perform fine motor tasks, such as when working with instruments, taking blood pressures and performing other patient care tasks, writing, computer or phone tasks. Ability to safely lift up to 20 pounds and to push/pull up to 100 pounds when working with equipment, pushing wheelchairs or assisting with patient handling tasks. Ability to bend/twist and crouch when performing various job tasks. Ability to work with and to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment when working with blood borne pathogens or other chemicals. Ability to wear a respirator/mask. Depending on Specialty and Dept. Additional Essential Physical Functions May Include:
Ability to wear a respirator. Depending on location, the ability to safety drive a personal vehicle on a daily basis may be required. Responsibilities:
Manages patient flow and performs patient rooming standards. Performs or assists with department procedures. Demonstrates and understands sterile and aseptic techniques. Uses appropriate techniques in setting up or assisting with procedure. Assists medical provider with processing of diagnostic results. Administers medications by all routes excluding intravenous infusion. Demonstrates and understands administration techniques, recognizes and reports effects of medication, and instructs patient appropriately. May initiate maintenance IV solutions only (see sect. 5a). A LPN may initiate adult IV therapy using maintenance IV solutions to include LR or 0.9%NS only under the direct supervision of a RN, physician or advanced practitioner in designated areas. Formal training must be completed and demonstrated annual competencies documented within the designated department prior to initiating IV therapy. Screens telephone calls related to patient care Obtains appropriate information with attention to detail and accuracy. Uses set protocols/standing orders as resources to implement appropriate care. Consults with an RN or medical provider regarding situations outside of established protocols. Reinforces the teaching protocols established by the RN or medical provider and provides basic health care instruction. Performs delegated nursing or medical acts beyond basic nursing care under the direct supervision of the RN/Medical provider. Assists in emergency situations. Participates in site process improvement teams. Cross train and staff other departments as needed. Performs other duties as required. For more information, please contact us at Deancareers@deancare.com or call us at 608-250-1000.

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In Wisconsin, health care could be spelled D-E-A-N. As one of the largest integrated health care delivery systems in the country, Dean...