Licensed Practical Nurse-Pedigo Clinic
Wishard Health Services - Indianapolis, IN

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse in the Midtown Pedigo Clinic will be responsible for the following job functions:
  • In collaboration with an RN, performs the functions of a Licensed Practical Nurse in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating assigned patient care
  • Responsible for all patient care assigned, and standards of practice with the support of the RN
  • Participated with assistance in health care team approach for clients; assists in performing client examinations, treatments and specialized procedures as defined by area specific guidelines
  • Administers prescribed treatments and/or medications after demonstration of clinical competency and in accordance hospital/center/nursing policy and procedure
  • Performs independently advanced skills within area guidelines and after education and demonstration of clinical competency
  • Maintains medication accountability records, stock records and client-physician schedule
  • Performs intake process of medical history gathering, lab work scheduling, withdrawal symptoms documentation and client orientation to clinical procedures
  • Participates in team meetings including input of information that can be helpful to the counselors in client-care and clinical management
  • Effective communication skills required; considerable standing/walking/lifting/stooping may be required
  • Alters activities/behaviors to reflect/ensure adequate care appropriate to age of patient served as identified in area-specific procedures or job specific competencies
  • Evaluates clients to determine whether a different level of medical care is needed
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical nursing experience with patients of all age groups
  • Current Indiana license as a Licensed Practical Nurse

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