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SoutheastHEALTH LPN in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

LPN

Nursing - Other
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Inpatient Rehabilitation Full-Time

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Description

Night ShiftThe Licensed Practical Nurse shall develop a general knowledge of the nursing process. The LPN shall demonstrate ability in the follow areas: communication skills, professional growth, patient/staff/student education and clinical skillsBegin

  • Organize and utilize nursing process

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Gives direct patient care according to the plan of care and individual patient needs as directed by the care plan

  • Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient

  • Administers prescribed medications safely, including managing IVs within scope of practice

  • Completes documentation in electronic medical record

  • Provides appropriate information to assist the Registered Nurse in preparation and maintenance of an effective care plan

  • Communicates in a courteous and professional manor with co-workers, physicians, patients, ancillary departments and visitors

  • Provides patient education

  • Maintains confidentiality

  • Document Quality Indicators

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Become

  • Graduated from an accredited practical nurse program

  • Current CPR certification

  • IV certified

  • Certified in Quality Indicators within 2 years

  • Experience working in an acute care evironment, but not required

  • Licensed Practical Nurse licensed by the State of Missouri

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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