• Licensed Practical Nurse-Hospital

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/2/2018 5:36 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1061
    # of Openings
    3
    Shift
    Evenings 6:45p to 6:45a
    Division
    Valir Rehab Hospital-OKC
    Category
    Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Overview

    The Licensed Practical Nurse practices nursing care under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse and/or the House Supervisor. The directed scope of the LPN practice is in concert with the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act, 2001.

    Responsibilities

    The Licensed Practical Nurse practices nursing care under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse and/or the House Supervisor. The directed scope of the LPN practice is in concert with the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act, 2001.

    Qualifications

    Licenses or Certifications:  Current LPN License; CPR Certification; ACLS Certification preferred

     

    Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience:  Graduate of an accredited LPN program.  One year experience in a hospital setting preferred.  

     

    Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to seek assistance as needed;

    Ability to adapt to changes necessitated by patient/staff situations;

    Ability to write legibly;

    Ability to interact in a positive manner and communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other hospital employees.

     

    PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

    Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

     

    Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

    Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

    Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

     

     

    Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Ability to speak, hear, and read English

    Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

    “Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.”

     

    CRITICAL DEMANDS:

    Lift up to 75#  from floor to 19” and 100# 19” to 25”(Occasional)                         Stand(Constant)

    Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent)                                                                          Sit(Occasional)

    Sustained Forward bending in sitting and standing(Occasional)                                Sustained squat(Occasional)                                                                      

    Kneeling(Occasional)                                                                                                          Push/Pull up to  100# of force at 36”(Frequent)                                           

    Repetitive squat(Occasional)                                                                                            Full body range of motion(Constant)                                   

    Reaching above head  at least to 60” with 5#(Occasional)                                        Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)     

    Front Carry – two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(Occasional)                          

    Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc                       

     

    Working Conditions:

    Potential hazards include:

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    * toxic/caustic chemicals

     

    X

        

     

    *blood or body fluids

     

     

     

    X

    *extreme conditions, hot or cold

      X

     

     

     

    *communicable diseases

     

     

    X

     

    *dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

      X

     

     

     

    *unprotected heights

      X

     

     

     

    *moving mechanical parts

     

    X

        

     

    *CRT (computer) monitor

     

     

     

    *potential electric shock

     

    X

     

        

    *frequent, repetitive motions

     

    X

     

     

    *x-ray electro-magnetic energy

     

       

     

    *Other (as listed)

     

     

     

     

    *high pitched noises

    X

     

     

        

     

     

     

     

     

    *needles or other sharp objects

     

     

    X

        

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED

    Equipment used for patient care.  Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc.  Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.