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Inpatient LPN - Observation T6 CFH

Company: Carle Health
Location: Urbana
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




LPN will be paired with a RN or UNL to assist with the patient load. LPN tasks may include oral meds, IV piggyback meds, trach care, dressing changes, wound care, hourly rounding, reinforcing patient education and completion of discharges. LPNs will document assessments and care plans after the RN has completed the initial assessment and initiated the care plan.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
None Specified









Essential Functions:




  • Administers medications, including IV piggybacks and fluids but excluding IV Push medications
  • Documents assessments on assigned patients, given that an RN has charted the initial assessment
  • Charts on care plans, which the RN has opened; will have a RN open any new care plans
  • Communicates with providers to receive orders and coordinate care for patient
  • Completes dressing changes and wound care
  • Completes trach care
  • Inserts NG tubes and maintains feedings through NG tube
  • Cares for and changes ostomies
  • Reinforces education and discharge instructions









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.























Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , Inpatient LPN - Observation T6 CFH, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois

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