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Patient Care Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Kent General Hospital
Location: Dover
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing care to patients within patient care services on medical-surgical units. Professional nursing practices, requiring specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill are performed in accordance Bayhealth policies. After competency verification, the Licensed Practical Nurse may deliver patient care services to the adult, and geriatric populations. The care may include, but is not limited to, the following: obtaining and recording in the medical record: blood pressure, pulse, temperature and pulse oximetry, drawing blood, EKG, administration of oral medications, administration of maintenance fluids, administration of tube feedings, transporting patients, obtain urine and stool specimens, perform point of care testing, assist with procedures consistent with the scope of the employee's position (i.e.. dressing changes, urinary catherization, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, ambulating, transferring, feeding, observing, and reporting the general well-being of the person(s) to whom they are providing care). Minimum Education and Experience Minimum Preferred Education: Graduate of accredited practical school of nursing *Must obtain RN licensure from a program that is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) in timeframe as indicated within RN agreement. Experience: New graduates may be considered 2 years LPN experience Computer/Software Knowledge: Basic computer literacy Basic computer skills in Microsoft Word & Excel, or similar software. Licensure/Certification BLS required. Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in DE, or compact state; Certification in Specialty area. ACLS Certification Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities + Moderate knowledge of medical terminology; Blood Glucose Monitoring; HIPAA. + Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English. + Knowledge of Medications and proper administration of said medications.

Keywords: Kent General Hospital, Wilmington , Patient Care Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Dover, Delaware

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