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LPN-BH Outpatient, Occasional Status

SSM Health

Location Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
Department WI-St. Agnes Hospital
Posted 47 days ago -
Type: Part-time Permanent
Reference ID: 13493850

Description

Provides care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients and ensures the well-being of patients.
  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Performs point of care testing and therapeutic services.
  • Educates patients/families about treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.

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