Licensed Practical Nurse

Owensboro Health - 42303
April 28, 2021
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE Nursing Hours: 8am-430pm Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-73 - 40138B
Job Summary Provides direct patient care under the direction of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or physician. # Job Responsibilities Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for review. Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions. Evaluates learning needs of patients and families and provides education based on age, culture, and willingness to learn. Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Triages patients and refers to physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant if needed. Relays information to patients. Carries out orders by the physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant as it pertains to the needs of the patients. Performs administrative/clerical duties in support of assigned clinical department. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire No experience required LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse and eligible to practice in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 45 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.