Logan Health LPN - Medical / Surgical - Critical Access Hospital in Chester, Montana
Job Description Summary:
This position provides practical nursing care to patients within the scope of practice and as applicable to assigned area(s).
Current Montana LPN license required.
Current BLS certification preferred or must successfully obtain within sixty (60) days of hire.
Previous experience in a similar position preferred.
Possess knowledge of professional nursing theory to give and evaluate patient care. Possess knowledge of basic skilled nursing procedures and medical terminology.
As applicable to assigned area(s):
Must have capability to connect to internet for daily data exchange.
To be eligible for the Driver portion of the position:
Current Driver’s License required.
Driving record for the previous thirty-six (36) months must not reflect any major driving offenses (i.e; DUI, convicted of a felony involving a motor vehicle, suspended license, three (3) or more speeding tickets or other moving violations, etc.).
In addition, personal vehicles used for LH business:
State law minimum liability coverage limits required.
Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.
Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.
Job Specific Duties:
Provides skilled nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process as appropriate for LPN’s in the assigned area(s).
Exhibits a commitment to professionalism, civility, teamwork and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions with others.
Exhibits knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the specific job duties, patient care and safety and as applicable to assigned area(s).
Exhibits knowledge of staffing standards and a demonstrated commitment to cost containment with all resources.
Operates and maintains equipment to departmental standards as applicable to assigned area(s).
Maintains nursing standards of care and executes appropriate provider orders. While executing patient care, exhibits knowledge of and maintains the patient’s right to diversity, privacy and confidentiality.
As applicable to assigned area(s): Performs a standardized focused assessment or reassessment of patient at regular intervals appropriate for the condition of the patient under the direction of the RN and as ordered by the provider.
Administers medications, treatment, and provider specific care to patients in compliance with nursing policies/procedures, LPN scope of practice, and as applicable to assigned area(s).
Communicates all appropriate and critical changes in the patient’s condition, status and findings to the appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner and as defined by policies and procedures and/or provider orders as applicable to assigned area(s).
Documents all clinical findings and required regulatory mandates in the medical chart in compliance with policies and procedures or as defined by regulatory requirements as applicable to assigned area(s).
Contributes to maintaining an updated, individualized plan of care that includes; goals, interventions, medications and visit frequency orders as applicable to assigned area(s).
Maintains a thorough knowledge of infection control procedures and strictly adheres to policies and procedures.
The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.
Variable (United States of America)
Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.
Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.
Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements
If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Health and Immunizations Screening
Physical Demand Review/Screening
Equal Opportunity Employer
Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.
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