Sanford Health LPN Inpatient - BirthCenter in Bismarck, North Dakota
Job Title: LPN Inpatient | BirthCenter| Bismarck
State: North Dakota
Department : Labor & Delivery
Job Schedule: PRN
Hours Per Shift: 12 hr
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing care for patients of all ages. Functions in a structured care setting and adheres to the policies and procedures established by Sanford. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing principles for the patient in the relevant clinical setting and possess the ability to perform testing to assess data reflective of the patient's status and to interpret appropriately the information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Communicate relevant information with patients and health team members to ensure quality and continuity of care. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Implement interventions that are assigned, ordered or prescribed by licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Observe patients, document and report changes in patient condition, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and take any necessary action. Participate and be part of a healthcare team to conduct focused nursing assessments and contribute to the plan of care. Participate in health teaching developed by a licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Promote a safe and therapeutic environment by providing appropriate monitoring and surveillance of the care environment. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.
Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Completes required annual continuing education units (CEU) and competency training requirements of the department and facility. Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse. If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: PRN
Req Number: req25893