1+ months

Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN

Kindred Healthcare
Clive, IA 50325

Description

  • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age and clinical condition of the patient.
  • Reduces the potential for medication errors by following correct medication procedures.
  • Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of care for patients age; includes geriatric and general inpatient rehabilitation patients.
  • Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  Identifies and initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions.
  • Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate Functional Independent Measure (FIM) assessments,
  • Carry out the of care as indicated by the patients needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly based on changes in patients condition and individual needs.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/ health care errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon the patients individual and  identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services according to level of licensure.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Registered Nurses, leadership, coworkers, physicians and the Rehabilitation Services staff.
  • Participates in team conferences.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patients needs.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.  Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Actively participates in Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement (CQPI) activities.  Offers suggestions for opportunities for improvements in patient care, safety, education, etc.
  • Complies with policies and procedures regarding departmental operations, fire, safety and infection control.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations

 

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Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited licensed practical nurse program with current licensure in the state
     

      Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.

      CPR/BCLS certification.

      Mandatory adult and child abuse certification required.

 

      IV Certified preferred

 

      Minimum six months Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred.

      Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

 

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  • Graduate of accredited licensed practical nurse program with current licensure in the state
     

      Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.

      CPR/BCLS certification.

      Mandatory adult and child abuse certification required.

 

      IV Certified preferred

 

      Minimum six months Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred.

      Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

 

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Posted: 2020-10-15 Expires: 2020-12-25

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Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN

Kindred Healthcare
Clive, IA 50325

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