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For 60 years, Bolivar Medical Center has provided high-quality, compassionate care to patients throughout the Mississippi Delta. Bolivar Medical Center offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency room services with a highly trained and experienced staff that truly cares. Bolivar Medical Center’s culture is reflected in our desire to care for Every Single One, from the patient and family members, staff and physicians to our entire community. Learn more about Bolivar Medical Center at our hospital website.

LPN LVN Clinic PRN

Cleveland, Mississippi
Facility Bolivar Medical Center
Req ID 498673 Post Date 02/14/2024
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Description

Are you an LPN seeking an exciting new clinic opportunity with a $7,500 Sign-On Bonus?

As an LPN on our team, you will have the chance to:
-Make a real difference in the lives of our patients through the delivery of exceptional, personalized care.
- Be part of a collaborative, professional environment where your opinions and expertise are valued.
- Enjoy a flexible schedule that respects your work-life balance.
- Receive competitive compensation that recognizes your skills and experience, with the added benefit of our updated pay rates.

We are looking for compassionate, qualified LPNs who share our dedication to delivering outstanding patient care. If you are a passionate nurse who wants to be part of a dynamic team, we want to hear from you! Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you! Below is our job description and minimum requirements to apply.

As supervised and delegated by a Registered Nurse, provides direct patient care in the clinical setting.

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation.

·Interacts professionally with patients/families; treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.

·Effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers, demonstrating customer service excellence through application of positive language principles, appropriate response and use of constructive problem-solving techniques which foster positive outcomes.

·Provides direct patient care, consults with nursing staff/providers as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

·Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

·Demonstrates knowledge of lab requirements, requisitions.

·Collects a baseline summary of a patient’s medical to include, check and record a patient's body temperature, pulse, respiration weight and blood pressure.

·Maintains accurate and continued documentation appropriately for all assessments, treatments, and evaluations performed. Documentation meets current standards and policies.

·Decisions made reflect knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.

·Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over patient life span and the skills necessary to provide age-appropriate care to the patient population served.

·Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

·Apply principles of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.

·Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

·Maintains current knowledge of medications and IV fluids and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.

·Assists with establishment of plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires. Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

·Assists other nursing staff with the delivery of nursing care.

·Consults other providers as appropriate to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

·Coordinate patient services with referring physician / facility.

·Performs other reasonably related job duties as assigned or requested, within scope of practice.  


Qualifications

Education:

Licensed Practical Nursing Degree, Required

Required Licenses:

Must have current Mississippi LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) licensure or Compact State.

Required Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, within 90 days of hire or transfer.

Required Skills:

·Requirements will include successful completion of orientation checklist and skills/credentials/competency requirements of specific area of work.

·Able to maintain a high awareness of patient satisfaction and teamwork.

·Attention to detail.

·Ability to respond to and cope with emergency situations professionally and calmly.

·Adaptable to performing well under pressure in a stressful environment and taking appropriate action.

·Must be flexible, able to work as needed for appropriate departmental coverage.

·Basic computer knowledge; become proficient in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems.

·Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

·Demonstrates proficient time management skills.

·Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security. Additional languages preferred.  

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