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Title

LPN 


Category Nursing  

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Licensed Practical Nurse position is responsible for treatment and care of our surgical patients. They record patient symptoms, administer medications and assist with patient rehabilitation.  The LPN educates patients and family members about medical conditions, and provides emotional support.  LPNs work within the context of the surgical team to provide care to individuals before, during and after a surgical procedure.

 

Position Requirements

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct patient care to individuals in the pre-surgical, operative and recovery periods; collaborates with medical staff and other departments daily to promote coordination of patient care.
  • Assure quality of care by adhering to compliance standards; following ASC philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protect patients and staff by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • LPN degree is required.
  • LPN license to practice as a professional nurse in the State of Indiana.
  • Current certification in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required.

 

COMPETENCIES:


 

  • Judgment and decision-making
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Adaptability
  • Caring practices
  • Collaboration
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail; organized
  • Stress tolerance


 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT (per ADA guidelines):

  • Physical Activity:  Standing for sustained periods of time, Stooping, Grasping, Lifting, Talking, Hearing.
  • Physical requirements: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform each activity.
  • The worker may be exposed to the following hazards:
    • Anesthesia gases/agents
    • Blood and Bloodborne pathogens      
    • Communicable diseases
    • Hazardous waste
    • Moving parts of equipment
    • Sharp objects
 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Shift Days  

Pay Rate $17.99  

Position Status Fulltime  

Manages Others No  

Travel Required Yes as a group; Travel required for this position in company vehicle. Must be 21 years of age, have a VALID drivers license and good motor vehicle record per insurance provider.  

Position LPN  

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

Location TRI Fort Wayne  

About the Organization The vision of the doctors and staff of Midwest Eye Consultants is to provide our patients with excellence in eye health care. In order to fulfill this vision, the doctors of Optometry and Ophthalmology, along with our technicians, opticians and patient services staff, embrace the ongoing evolution in eye care through expanded technology and knowledge. In addition, our doctors of optometry work hand in hand with doctors of ophthalmology, enabling us to provide both primary and secondary care.  

EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

supervisorUID None Specified 


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