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LPN - Ortho / Neuro

Company: Blanchard Valley Hospital
Location: Findlay
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION Administers nursing care to designated patients under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties. JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Duty 1: Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care to provide for the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient. Duty 2: Establishes and maintains communication, and utilizes teaching opportunities to provide for the specific learning need of each patient and their significant other(s). Duty 3: Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served on their unit. Duty 4: Collaborates with RN and Physician regarding patient condition, orders, treatment plan, and anticipated needs to ensure exceptional patient care. Duty 5: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality job performance and hospital compliance. Duty 6: Maintains all department and unit specific competencies for provision of patientcare. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Certificate to pass medication and perform IV therapy
  • BCLS certification (within 6 months of hire)
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department.
  • The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status.
  • Must be able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area's policies and procedures PHYSICAL DEMANDS This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and standing. The associate will be required to lift 50 pounds or more. This position requires individuals to lift work above the shoulder. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. This position is classified "at risk" for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)

Keywords: Blanchard Valley Hospital, Toledo , LPN - Ortho / Neuro, Healthcare , Findlay, Ohio

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