Trinity Health LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse - Progressive Care - Medical/Surgical Unit in Columbus, Ohio
Employment Type:Full timeShift:
Full-time and Part-time 12 hour Day, Night and Rotating positions available!
Why Mount Carmel?
With five hospitals (https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/find-a-location/) , over 60 free-standing outpatient clinics (https://www.mcmg.mountcarmelhealth.com/) , a college of nursing (https://www.mccn.edu/) , a Medicare Advantage plan (https://www.medigold.com/) , and extensive outreach and community wellness programs, Mount Carmel Health System (https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/) serves more than a million patients in central Ohio each year, and we've been a pillar of this community for more than 130 years. As a proud member of Trinity Health (https://www.trinity-health.org/) , one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network of caring spans 22 states, 94 hospitals, and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.
We know that exceptional patient care starts with taking care of our colleagues, so we invest in great people and all that we ask in return is that you come to work ready to make a difference and do the right thing.
What we offer:
Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision coverage
Retirement savings account with employer match starting on day one
Generous paid time off programs
Employee recognition incentive program
Tuition/professional development reimbursement
Discounted tuition and enrollment opportunities' at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing
The nation's 14th largest city, Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the Midwest – ranked #1 for population growth, #1 for job growth, #1 for wage growth, and #1 real estate market. And with a vibrant blend of professional sports, world-class attractions, creative cuisines, and a flourishing music and arts scene, you'll never be found wanting for entertainment and experiences to call your own in Columbus. Learn more at www.experiencecolumbus.com !
About the job:
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), within the scope of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, will provide administrative support and care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person’s physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. The Licensed Practical Nurse, functioning in the spirit of teamwork, under the direction of a provider or Registered Nurse is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Organization.
What you will do:
Greets and escorts patient to exam room
Measures and records vital signs
Records patient interview and history
Provides approved patient education materials upon direction of provider or RN
Prepares patient for examinations, routine screening tests, and procedures
Assists the provider or RN with procedures as needed
Performs phlebotomy and obtains lab specimens as ordered
Performs testing to meet regulatory requirements as ordered
Performs point of care testing as ordered
Performs EKGs as ordered
Prepares and administers medications (no IV medications) based on written provider order
Changes dressings as ordered
Removes sutures/staples as ordered
Assists in emergency situations under the direction of the provider.
Maintains a clean, well-stocked patient care area
Abides by all federal mandates
Maintains patient confidentiality and abides by all HIPAA guidelines
Screens, refers, routes and places phone calls
Documents patient care observation and activities according to professional standards and procedures.
Prepares patient charts for appointment: files results of tests, procedures and ensures chart completeness.
Requests previous medical records
Schedules appointments and tests: pre-certifies patients for insurance coverage; sets up referral contacts; reviews requisitions (labs and x-rays) for completeness
Prepares and organizes department: inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment for condition.
Stocks supplies as needed
Timely and accurately maintains required logs and records
Attends required in-service training
Maintains continuing education units as appropriate
What we are looking for:
Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing
Current license in good standing to practice as an practical nurse in the State of Ohio, IV certification preferred
One to two years previous experience preferred
Effective Communication Skills
Current BLS/CPR and maintain current certification
Demonstrates skills and abilities in clinical and administrative areas including phlebotomy, office lab testing, patient care, injections, vitals and EKG.
Exceptional customer service skills
Must be able to work as a member of a team
Ability to work with limited supervision and to make decisions based on established policies and procedures.
Basic computer skills required, previous experience with EMR preferred
Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.