Sanford Health

LPN Inpatient - Ft. Yates Dialysis

Location
Bismarck, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Feb 21, 2018
Ref
16108
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse
Job Type
Long-Term
JOB SUMMARY

Administers nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Maintains certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Documents a thorough medical history from patient and performs or helps perform a physical exam to determine patient's needs. Discusses information collected from patient with registered nurse and administers medication or treatment as ordered. Consults with physician if necessary. Maintains stock of medical tools needed for registered nurse or physician. May transport and prepare patients for examinations. Counsels patients and family members on prevention and treatment plan for health issues under direction of registered nurse.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Kidney Dialysis Centers at Sanford Health provide dialysis for patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and acute renal failure. This includes hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis,

continuous renal replacement therapy, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, and continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis. Also included is a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic

services such as laboratory, radiology, social services, dietary, and rehabilitation. Additional services in the hospital that are also available to dialysis patients include cardiology, oncology,

pathology, urology, vascular surgery, respiratory therapy, neurology, orthopedics, hematology, endocrinology, infection control, and ophthalmology. Kidney Transplantation and transplant follow-up is also available.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requires current licensure as a practical nurse in the state/states of practice. Must have graduated from an accredited school or college of nursing program leading to licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate's degree in practical nursing is preferred. Minimum of 2 years experience preferred/required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-243-1372 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf .

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