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Licensed Practical Nurse - Urology

Company: Carle Health
Location: Urbana
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assumes responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or other provider in patient care departments. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the LPN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
College Diploma Practical Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS)

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
None Specified

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others. Ability to work cooperatively and follow direction in order to meet the needs of the patient, family and department. Demonstrates clinical knowledge in providing care for patients.










Essential Functions:




  • Provide direct nursing care to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse, midlevel provider or physician. Nursing care is guided by the provider orders and the nursing plan of care within the LPN scope of practice.
  • Reports patient response to care to registered nurse or other provider for evaluation, intervention and modification of the plan of care.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
    • Assist physicians with office-based procedures, including appropriate documentation
    • Suture and/or staple removal under the direction of the RN
    • Collects and process patient specimens correctly
    • Enters patient medical history and medication reconciliation into each patient's medical record
    • Performs urinary catheter changes, including supra-pubic catheter changes, under the direction of the RN, APP or MD
    • Administer medications within the LPN scope of practice under the direction of the MD
    • Performs PTNS procedure under the direction of the RN, APP or MD









      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 , Licensed Practical Nurse - Urology, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois

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