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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Obstetrics Mercy Health Lorain

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.New Hires Eligible for ***Sign On Bonus***Job Summary:The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care under the direction of the Physician. The LPN functions as an integral part of the health care team to provide the highest quality of care to the patient by preparing and assessing patients for provider visits. In this position, the LPN will observe, record, and report patient responses to medical care.Essential Functions:Collaborates with physicians and other health care team members in meeting patient/family needsImplements the plan of care by providing direct basic nursing care in accordance with the LPN scope of practiceAppropriately labels and packages specimens, as trainedAssists in providing indirect care through various clerical or administrative duties as assigned by the registered nurseActs as a chaperone for health care providers during patient examination as requestedAssists provider with procedures, treatments, and interventionsOther duties as assignedEducation:Vocational/ Technical Degree in Licensed Practical Nursing (required)Certifications:Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state in which they are working or covered by compact (required)Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association (required)IV Therapy card (preferred)Experience:One year of previous experience in a physician's office or ambulatory care setting (required)One year of clinical patient care experience in an acute care setting, long-term care facility, or health/hospice (preferred, not required)Skills & Abilities:Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to all ages of the patientsAbility to learn and use a computer-based patient appointment scheduling and registration systemAbility to work in a fast-paced environment with a teamStrong interpersonal communication and organization skillsShift/ScheduleFull Time - Scheduled for 36 Weekly HoursShift Time - 7pm-7amThis position will have scheduled shifts every 3rd weekend.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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