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LPN/LVN
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2019-R0207129 Requisition #
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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: NE > KEARNEY > GS RICHARD YOUNG

 

Job Summary / Purpose:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), within their scope of practice and under direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practitioner is responsible for contributing to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to a designated group of healthcare consumers across the continuum. Provides services which encompass the spiritual, physiological, social, and psychological aspects of care of the sick, prevention of disease, or conservation of health. The position contributes to the mission and core values of CHI Health.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practitioner follows the nursing process which includes: assess, plan, implement, and evaluate. The nursing process is an ongoing process that can end at any stage.

  • Assessment – Demonstrates a systematic, dynamic way to collect and analyze the following healthcare consumer data including: psychological, physiological, sociocultural, spiritual, economic and lifestyle factors. Contributes to the RN initial assessment and may perform re-assessment.

  • Plan – Sets measureable and achievable short and long term goals according to standards of care based on the assessment by the Registered Nurse in collaboration with the healthcare consumer and as part of the multidisciplinary team. Participates in the development and modification of the plan of care.

  • Implement – Implements and/or modifies the plan of care using assessment data, clinical reasoning based upon standards of care and evidence based practice. This includes care coordination, education and discharge planning. The nurse is accountable for the care directly, indirectly or through delegation. Professional and legal standards for delegation must be followed.

  • Evaluate – Uses a systematic ongoing process to evaluate progress towards identified healthcare consumer goals. Revision of plan of care when needed involving the healthcare consumer and the multidisciplinary team.

  • Documents all phases of the nursing process in the healthcare consumer’s record.

Demonstrates personal and professional responsibility for the ongoing department, practice, and education. Maintains a safe work environment. Fosters collaborative environment in support of the nursing profession.

 


 

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Graduate of a LPN nursing program

Required Licensure and Certifications:

  • Active LPN licensure in the state of Nebraska, Iowa, or nurse licensure compact.

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) from American Hearth Associate is required upon hire.

  • If hired in a NE facility, approved LPN-IV therapy course required upon hire.

Required Minimum Knowledge:

Knowledge of current nursing practice, critical thinking skills, professional verbal and written communication skills, technical/computer skills, attention to detail, customer service skills, adaptability, maintain confidentiality.

About Us

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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Nicotine Policy

CHI Health (Nebraska) has implemented a nicotine free work policy and will consider only qualified nicotine free candidates. As of March 1, 2019, cotinine (nicotine) will be added to the list of substances screened for during the post offer, pre-employment testing for all external job candidates offered employment. A positive result for cotinine (nicotine) will eliminate eligibility for employment consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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