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Mercyhealth Licensed Practical Nurse LPN, Delavan in Delavan, Wisconsin

Department/Skill highlights

  • This position is located at Mercy Walworth

  • This position is 72 hours per pay period scheduled Monday – Friday

  • This position comes with full time benefits

    Beginning Summary-

    Experience a rewarding and fulfilling career with Mercyhealth. Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:

  • Employee engagement, empowerment and growth

  • Teamwork toward our common goal – providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better

  • An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization

    Essential duties and Responsibilities

  • Rooms and prepares patient for examination and procedures

  • Collects patient data and documents in the medical record.

  • Assists with procedures, examinations and testing as needed.

  • Reviews physician's orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient.

  • Documents services provided in the medical record.

  • Provides patient treatments as ordered.

  • Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to the RN.

  • Administers specified medications as allowed by policy and procedure, licensure, and State Practice Act.

  • Reinforces patient teaching provided by Provider and RN.

  • Provides basic healthcare instruction to family and patient.

  • Performs EKG's and simple lab tests.

  • Performs venipuncture to collect blood specimens.

  • Participates in QA & I.

  • Orders supplies.

    Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited LPN Program.

  • Experience in clinical setting preferred.

    Certifications/Licensure

  • Licensed as an LPN in the State of Wisconsin.

  • Approved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days.

  • TACT within 90 days (per department guidelines)

    Special Physical Demands

  • The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment and assist with medical procedures. Able to lift, restrain and ambulate patients. Position requires the employee to frequently stand, walk, handle, finger, feel, reach, talk, and hear. Occasionally sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and smell. Vision requirements include frequent close vision, color vision, and occasional distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This is considered heavy work. This position requires the employee to frequently exert 25 to 50 lbs of force and occasionally 50 to 100 lbs of force.

    Keywords

    Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Nursing, Nursing Support

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