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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Decatur Memorial Hospital

Tracking Code

2020-4513

Description

Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients and their families and incorporate preventative measures as directed by Registered Nurse.

Required Skills

  • Collects patient data within the clinical standards; reports significant variances to registered nurse.
  • Establishes workload priorities and offer input into plan of care; encourages patient participation in plan of care.
  • Provides and documents care within standards of practice, policies and procedures and protocols consistent with the patient plan of care under supervisor of an RN.
  • Identifies expected outcomes individualized to patient needs under RN guidance.
  • Demonstrates competency in all required areas, including department-specific, age-specific, medication administration, and use of equipment.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development by:
    • Maintaining ongoing continuing education,
    • Contributing to professional development of peers, and
    • Participating in CQI.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

Education: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.  Current registration in Illinois for practice as a licensed practical nursing. 

Experience: 

  • Six months experience preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skill/Abilities:

  • This position is performed within an environment of frequent exposure to blood and body fluids. 

Position Type

Full-Time

Shift

Day

Job Location

Decatur, Illinois
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