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Bozeman Health Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

The LPN works under the direction of a qualified professional nurse. Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, within the objectives, standards and policies of the department and within the parameters of his/her preparation. Cooperates with the members of the nursing and medical staff and other hospital departments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Montana Licensure (LPN)

  • American Heart Association BLS

  • Competence in and a willingness and ability to practice modified primary nursing

  • Preferred: PEARS certification if working in Pediatric Clinic

  • Preferred: Outpatient clinic experience

  • Preferred: Knowledge of electronic health record operating systems

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides direct and individualized nursing care to an assigned group of patients based on the application of scientific principles, under the supervision of a registered professional nurse.

  • Assists in preoperative, postoperative, and relevant health teachings for patient and family.

  • Shares responsibility for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care.

  • Prepares, administers and records medications in accordance with hospital policy and nursing practice.

  • Demonstrates awareness of necessary safety precautions.

  • Demonstrates communication skills in relating to patients, family and staff.

  • Maintains responsible behavior toward the hospital and department.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times

  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment

  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making

  • Ability to work varied shifts

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity and maintains confidentiality

  • Self-directed, completes assignments accurately, thoroughly and with minimal oversight

  • Strong emotional intelligence, interpersonal and teamwork skills

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by individuals so classified.

77354240 Rheumatology Clinic