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LPN - Inpatient Acute Care

Company: Dean Health
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients and ensures the well-being of patients.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.

overview

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.

As an LPN, you've chosen a career where patients matter-a lot.

Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day.

Provides care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within the scope of license.

Keywords: Dean Health, Saint Charles , LPN - Inpatient Acute Care, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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