LPN -3rd Floor Med/Surg (0.9 FTE)

Location
Fargo, ND
Posted
Aug 05, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
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Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. Were looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you. People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
The LPN provides nursing care to patients defined by the units scope of care. The LPN also maintains competencies in the technical skills needed to perform nursing procedures, administer medications, and safely operate equipment needed to enhance care. Under the direction of the RN, the practical nurse collaborates with physicians, the patient and family, and other members of the interdisciplinary team to meet each patients individualized needs. The incumbent must be able to access, manipulate, organize and relay information in meaningful ways using email, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, report writer software and database management as applicable to the position. Strong interpersonal skills beneficial. Must be adept at communicating with patients, typically ages young adult through geriatrics. Must possess and demonstrate critical thinking skills, and be able to comprehend policies, patient records, physician's orders, procedures and guidelines.
Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
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Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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