9 days old

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Nights

Kindred Healthcare
Louisville, KY 40202

Description

Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals ' a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient's lives.
 
Come and grow your career with Kindred Hospitals, a division of Kindred Healthcare. Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values ' our employees.  We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice.  We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care ' and quality care is what we do every day!  Join us!
 
Summary:
Under direct supervision of Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN job provides nursing care within the scope of licensure for assigned patients according to established nursing standards and hospital policies and procedures.
 
'         Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication, performs treatments and patient care responsibilities as prescribed.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN consults with and keeps Registered Nurse informed of activities, symptoms, reactions, and changes in the patient's condition with regard to assigned patients.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN provides appropriate pain management techniques and educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication following the five rights of medication administration within scope of practice.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with the rehabilitation and treatment of patients in accordance with the medical plan of care, updates, and revises plan of care under the supervision of Registered Nurse.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists physicians with examinations, treatments and special procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills as directed by the Registered Nurse.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
'        The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.
'         The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs.
 
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Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses.

Licenses/Certification:

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License.

BCLS Certification.

Intravenous Blood Certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum six months prior experience in an acute care setting preferred.

 

If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here.
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Education:

Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses.

Licenses/Certification:

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License.

BCLS Certification.

Intravenous Blood Certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum six months prior experience in an acute care setting preferred.

 

If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here.

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Posted: 2019-11-26 Expires: 2020-01-01

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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Nights

Kindred Healthcare
Louisville, KY 40202

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