EauClaireRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Eau Claire jobs

Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Wellpath
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Job Description:

Overview Our Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the supervision of the RN(s), directs and guides patient teaching and activities that commensurate with his/her education and demonstrated competencies. Qualifications Education for Licensed Practical Nurse: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing Experience for Licensed Practical Nurse: One (1) or more years clinic experience preferred Licenses/Certifications for Licensed Practical Nurse: Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the state Current CPR certification Responsibilities Under supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing units. Assists in planning an individual treatment program by using available resources in planning care, and consults with RNs and other staff as appropriate while applying knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching. Implements individualized treatment programs as directed by the Health Care Practitioner. Count controlled substances, syringes, needles and sharps at the beginning of each shift with another staff member and sign count logs. Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols. Intervenes with proper safety techniques, procedures and standard precautions. Responds to a code or health emergency within standard guidelines. Implements medical plan through administering medications in accordance with Health Care Practitioner's orders and protocols: Administers medications according to proper techniques and procedures including IV therapy (when certified) and all other approved routes of administration. Uses pharmacy knowledge and available resources to include drug reaction and overdose in administration of medications. Implements medical plans through obtaining diagnostic tests in accordance with Health Care Practitioner's orders and protocols: Obtains body fluid specimens and performs EKG's using proper techniques and procedures. Communicates information to ancillary departments using established referral process. Assists the Health Care Practitioner in medical or minor surgical procedures as necessary and/or requested to meet individual needs of patients. Implement nutrition and therapeutic diet plan through proper techniques and procedures as ordered by Health Care Practitioner. Documents nursing encounters using the SOAP form of charting as required by policy and procedure. Communicates information to nursing staff, physician, health care unit supervisory personnel and other staff as necessary. Respects dignity and confidentiality of patients. Attends mandatory staff meetings and training. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis. Post orders, if applicable, per site contract. Perform other duties as assigned. Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Eau Claire , Licensed Practical Nurse, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Cardiovascular- CVOR RN - Travel Nurse (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse. Travel
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Newborn Nursery - RN - Travel (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse.
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Medical Intensive Care Unit MICU RN - Travel (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse.
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020


Emergency Department - ED/ER RN - Travel (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse.
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Cardiovascular Intensive Care - CVICU - RN- Travel (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse.
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Ophthalmology Opening in a vibrant city, nestled along the Mississippi
Description: Job ID: 8565Practice Details ul li Opening for a BC/BE Ophthalmologist interested in providing comprehensive ophthalmology services within our health system. li An interest in Refractive Cataract (more...)
Company: Arlington HealthCare
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

La Crosse, WI / Psych / Outpatient with Addiction Interest a Plus (Phy
Description: La Crosse, WI / about an hour Southeast of Rochester, MN / County Population of 125K ul li Full Time and Permanent no locums . li Seeking BC/BE Psychiatrist for an outpatient
Company: Keith A. Long LLC, dba. Source Medical
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Intensive Care Unit - ICU RN - Travel (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse. Travel
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Progressive Care - PCU RN - Travel (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse. Travel
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Neuro ICU - Critical Care Unit RN - Travel (La Crosse)
Description: Registered Nurse.
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: 02/25/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Wisconsin jobs by following @recnetWI on Twitter!

Eau Claire RSS job feeds