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Inpatient LPN - Orthopedics

Company: Carle Health
Location: Urbana
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




When unit is full, LPN will work with RNs with highest acuity or will be paired with an RN who has a heavy patient load. When the UNL has patients, the LPN will be paired with the UNL to assist with the UNL patient load. LPN tasks may include oral meds, IV piggyback meds, trach care, dressing changes, documentation on assessments and care plans after the RN has completed the first assessment and initiated the care plan.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
College Diploma Practical Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Licensed Practical Nurse Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS). Continuing education requirements for this position will include one (1) hour of content that is assigned by the organization to comply with DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Certification requirements. This content will only apply to those directly assigned to the total joint replacement patients. This requirement is subject to change pending updates to DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Certification standards.









Essential Functions:




  • Passes all medications, hangs IV piggybacks and fluids, excluding IV Push meds.
  • Charts assessments on assigned patients, given that an RN has charted the initial assessment.
  • Charts on care plans, which the RN has opened. As needed will have RN open new care plans.
  • Communicates with physicians/APPs to receive orders and coordinate care for patient.
  • Complete dressing changes as needed.
  • Complete trach care as needed.
  • Insert and care for NG tube and feedings through NG tube.
  • Care for and change ostomy.
  • Reinforce education and discharge instructions.
    • Passes all medications, hangs IV piggybacks and fluids, excluding IV Push meds
    • Charts assessments on assigned patients, given that an RN has charted the initial assessment.
    • Charts on care plans, which the RN has opened. As needed will have RN open new care plans
    • Communicates with physicians/APPs to receive orders and coordinate care for patient.
    • Complete dressing changes as needed
    • Complete trach care as needed
    • Insert and care for NG tube and feedings through NG tube
    • Care for and change ostomy
    • Reinforce 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 - Orthopedics, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois

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