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Licensed Practical Nurse in Southfield, MI at Oakland Regional Hospital

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Shift Time: Days
Shift Length: 12 hours: 0700 to 1930
Standard Hours Per Week: 24 hours/week

Role/Position Definition:

Responsible for the provision of nursing care to patients and to direct non-licensed staff in the same. Assesses, plans care, provides treatment regimes, evaluates care and collaborates with the physicians and interdisciplinary care delivery team to provide comprehensive nursing care. Serves as resource person to PCT staff, assuming leadership roles and responsibilities, as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Position Requirements:

A. Education/Experience

a) Graduate of accredited school of licensed practical nursing required.
b) 1+ years of experience as a LPN strongly preferred.
c) 1+ years of experience providing care in a hospital setting preferred.
d) Experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility or long-term care setting required.

B. Licensure/Certification

a) Current unrestricted LPN License from the State of Michigan required.
b) Current Basic Life Support Certification for Healthcare Providers, from the American Heart Association required.

C. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

a) Knowledge of BLS protocols in code situations, medication interaction/reactions, pain management, wound care, and performance of patient assessments.
b) Knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy, and physiology.
c) Requires immediate judgment and response; occasionally in response to disasters or emergencies, actual events or drills.
d) Requires high-level visual and auditory acuity for timely response and patient care assessment activities.
e) Requires effective listening and language skills adequate for high-level written and interpersonal communication.
f) Must possess customer service skills and be able to demonstrate at all times.
g) Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills with necessary.
h) Must be able to answer call lights and multi-task.
i) Ability to measure/record/evaluate vital signs.
j) Ability to move quickly in response to physician and patient needs.
k) Ability to recognize and process confidential and sensitive information appropriately.