Licensed Practical Nurse-5W

Location
Duluth, MN
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Industry
General

Department:
01 5W Ortho Department

Schedule:
Part-time

Shift:
D/E

Hours:
.80, M-F e/o Weekend, Day/Evening, Req #17271

Contact Information:

  • Contact: St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth Human Resources
  • Tel: 218-249-5387
  • Fax: 218-249-6094
  • Email: recruiting@slhduluth.com
  • Address: 915 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805  Duluth,  MN  55805

Job Details:

  • Approved vocational/technical school for LPN
  • BLS certification required
  • MN LPN licensure prior to start
  • No Experience required.
  • JOB SUMMARY
      The Licensed Practical Nurse applies and demonstrates knowledge of the Scope of Nursing Practice as defined by the MN Board of Nursing and reinforced in St. Lukes policies. Understands the LPN role as part of the team that delivers patient care under the direction of the RN. Responsible for assisting patients with activities of daily living according to plan of care. Administers medications according to policy. Documents and reports pertinent information relating to patients progress.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      Education: Approved vocational/technical school. Experience: N/A Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license in Minnesota to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      Education: N/A Experience: N/A Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      Performs tasks within scope of education and Scope of Nursing Practice; maintains confidentiality; communicates effectively, both oral and written; supports St. Lukes goals; learns and performs basic computer keyboard operations.
         
      READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
      PHYSICAL DEMANDS
        Ability to hear, see, stand, walk, kneel, bend, lift up to fifty (50) pounds; Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; assists with lifting and moving patients; lifts supplies/equipment; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
           
        Stand - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Reach with hands and arms - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Bending-repetitive forward - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
        Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Up to 25 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours) Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      WORK ENVIRONMENT
        Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
         WORKING CONDITIONS
        Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases; contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations; occasionally subjected to irregular hours.

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