LPN Inpatient - $5,000 Sign-on

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus

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General Summary:

Under direct general supervision of the registered nurse and following hospital policy and procedure, provides nursing care to patients. Implements nursing care procedures, evaluates patient progress, and communicates information regarding need for modification care plan as necessary. Provides teaching to patients and their families, under the direction of the nurse. While actual responsibilities and duties may vary depending upon the clinical area assigned, the following are typical of duties that would be performed, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse.

Unit Summary:

3 Med Surg is a 25-bed unit which handles Bariatric patients/surgeries, medical patients, and any other surgical patients. Typical nurse to patient ratio currently is 5/6:1. BLS required

Essential Duties:

  • Assists with the assessment of nursing needs of patients and records observations in EPIC (flowsheet, progress notes).
  • Renders nursing care (i.e., administering medication, monitoring IVs, performing treatments, etc.) as delegated. Note: May not administer IV medications – including IVP, IVPB routes and may not administer Level 1 Hazardous drugs. May insert IV catheters, hang stock IV solutions without additives and monitor IV insertion sites. May administer subcutaneous and intramuscular injections of medications that are not Level 1 and also including opioids, benzodiazepines, antipsychotics, etc.
  • Provides for the psycho-social needs of the patient (i.e., anticipating fears, concerns, changes in lifestyle).
  • Performs a variety of complex treatments or nursing procedures such as changing dressings, cleansing or irrigating wounds and incisions, performing catheterizations, changing ostomy appliances, providing trach care (including tracheostomy suctioning) and pressure injury prevention care according to policy and following skills validation and demonstration of competency in the procedure.
  • Communicates problems to the Registered Nurse as observed providing precise patient documentation in EPIC (flowsheet, nursing progress notes).
  • Assists the physician with examination and treatment, prepares the patient and passes instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains essential bedside equipment including suction, oxygen, and emergency supplies.
  • As a team member, under supervision of the Registered Nurse, serves as a resource for other members of the team (such as NA, NT).

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

Standard Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Education / Training:
  • Successful completion of a Practical Nursing program from an approved school. Must have attended an ACEN accredited school.
  • Work Experience:
  • Completion of pharmacology course work (NAPNES or minimum documented 32 hours).
  • Certification, Licensure, Registration:
  • Active and unrestricted Licensed Practice Nurse license in the State of Michigan. Successful Healthcare Provider course completion.
  • Other Qualifications:
  • Requires interpersonal skills adequate to explain procedures and calm fears of patients and families, exchange patient information with physicians, nursing staff and other hospital staff. Requires the ability to gather and assess patient information from a variety of sources in a timely manner and provide nursing care accordingly.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Medical-Surgical

Physical Setting:

  • Hospital

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Differential pay
  • Signing bonus

License/Certification:

  • LPN (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

Company
Beaumont Health
Posted
11/14/2021
Location
Wayne, MI 48184, US
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