Nurses

Licensed Practical Nurse (Meds)

March 1, 2019

Where

Mount Carmel Hospice & Palliative Care
Columbus, OH, United States

Description

Our professional nurses are truly the heart and soul of Mount Carmel. Their resilience, humility and determination drive positive patient outcomes. To support you, Mount Carmel provides continuous opportunities for personal balance, professional opportunity and clinical growth. Our culture of shared governance and collaboration creates an environment that puts the focus on what’s truly important – our patients and the communities we serve. With Hospice & Palliative Care Patients, receive relief from pain and discomfort, as well as the emotional and spiritual support of experienced, empathetic professionals.

Our LPN will provide care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person's physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. The Licensed Practical Nurse, functioning in the spirit of teamwork, under the direction of a Registered Nurse is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Organization.

Responsibilities

Performs treatments and procedures according to approved standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Verifies and implements physician/other licensed independent practitioner's orders. Administers medications, according to the organization's standards, policies, procedures and/or guidelines. Initiates appropriate emergency procedures within the scope of practice under the direction of the RN/physician. Practices proper patient identification procedures. Maintains equipment appropriate to the care environment. Establishes priorities for the delivery of nursing care and meets patient needs.

Directs unlicensed staff in work related activities under the supervision of a registered nurse. Demonstrates the ability to manage the patient assignment effectively.
In conjunction with the physician and RN, identifies discharge needs, participates in planning and completes continuity of care forms as appropriate.

Requirements/Qualifications

Graduate of a school of an accredited practical nursing program
Current Ohio Licensed Practical Nurse license
Valid Ohio Driver's License
Minimum of 2 years' experience
Criminal Fingerprinting as required by Ohio law
Discovering opportunities, support and excellence – all while making a real difference in patients’ lives – begins at Mount Carmel. Find a new beginning and advance your career with us.

Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

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