HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN IV Certified) - Med Surg - Sign-On-Bonus Available in Lexington, Missouri

_Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Medical Surgical - FT Nights _

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_$5,000 Sign-On-Bonus Available for experienced LPNs!_*

We are looking for the *best *nurses to join our family. If you are a truly great nurse who is looking for an outstanding team, an amazing culture and a highly engaged leadership team, you’ve found it!

Lafayette Regional Health Centeris a critical access hospital, accredited by The Joint Commission, located in historic Lexington, Missouri, 50 miles east of Kansas City. This primary care hospital offers a comprehensive array of services in a small-town environment. Patients enjoy the comfort of knowing they’re receiving quality healthcare in their hometown. Lafayette Regional Health Center also owns and operates three physician clinics throughout Lafayette County.

Quality patient care is our priority, and we focus on the patient experience - in every department and with every interaction. We hire to fit our culture and our vision; *compassion, integrity, drive, energy and focus *are a few of the traits we look for.

Just a few of ourAccreditations, awards, and certifications:

  • National Organization of State Office of Rural Health – Top Performance Leader in Quality by iVantage recognition
  • The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval – Hospital Accreditation
  • The Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® – 2014 recognition
  • Women’s Choice Award – Emergency Care Award

Our growth has led to a need for compassionate, competent_LPN’s_in_Medical Surgical_department to provide bedside care to patients on a fast-paced unit with varying levels of acuity and medical need.

Under the supervision of a Provider, the LPN/LVN performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures. These include: * Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Provider.

  • Observes and documents patient status and reports patient condition.

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications and/or treatments.

  • Dresses wounds and provides personal care.

  • Collects specimens, performs routine laboratory tests.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

    **Sign-on bonuses are based on qualifying criteria – Current Employees not eligible - Please ask your recruiter for details. *

Recently named America’s * Coolest City*.

Learn more about living in KC. *http://www.thinkkc.com/with/HCAMidwest*

Required Job Qualifications include: * Current Missouri licensure as an LPN or LVN

  • IV Certified required

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

  • Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN IV Certified) - Med Surg - Sign-On-Bonus Available

Location: Missouri-Lexington-Lafayette Regional Health Center

Requisition ID: 09721-54555