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Nurse LPN Telehealth Nights

Omaha, NE
 

Tired of Hospital Life? 

This job is located in Omaha, NE. 

SUMMARY

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides patient care based on their state board of nursing “scope of practice”. The LVN/LPN provides nursing care to patients as part of the multidisciplinary team in accordance with the hospital’s mission, physician and patient/s expectations. The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse shall be responsible and accountable for making decisions based upon the individual’s educational preparation and experience in nursing.

Hours

6:00 p.m. to 6:00 pa.m. Three nights per week, every other weekend and rotating holidays.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.Performs nursing care for assigned patients within the limitations of licensure and nursing department policy and licensure.

  • Observe patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning need.
  • Observation on all patients and follow up as per policy
  • Identifies problems and / or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.
  • Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.
  • Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and reports results to RN or physician
  • Recognizes the patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.
  • Identifies the patient’s learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process.

2. Implements nursing actions to achieve patient care goals.

  • Consistently uses tools available in the electronic medical record to ensure patient safety and optimize patient care. For example:
  • Patient Care management dashboard
  • Real time documentation.
  • Reviews and updates task list during the shift, including physician orders.
  • Performs bedside report using the EMR at each handoff report.
  • Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.
  • Implements a comprehensive patient care plan that includes baseline admission data, plans for treatment and goals for discharge.
  • Implements specific interventions, treatments, and medications as defined in the plan of care and documents outcomes.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and takes appropriate actions.
  • Complies with the National Patient Safety Standards regarding patient identification prior to all medications and treatments.
  • Accurately administers all medications in a safe manner displaying competence in the use of an automated dispensing machine where applicable. Educates patients and families regarding new medications including effects and side effects.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and families.

3. Participate in the evaluation of quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.

  • Participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.
  • Confirms patient’s understanding of care and treatments received.

4. Assists the patient care team with formulating the plan of care and updates according to policy.

5. Participates as a member of the Patient Care Team that includes: Virtual Care RN, bedside RN, and C.N.A.

6. Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.

  • Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.
  • Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms.
  • Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies
  • Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled staff meetings annually.
  • Attends mandatory hospital in-services
  • Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
  • Copes with emergencies, staffing shortages, shift rotations and floating assignments.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of health care and implements budgetary containment measures.
  • Maintains equipment in its proper working condition, identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
  • Reviews current literature and available.
  • Seek and accept constructive criticism and implement actions designed for self-improvement.
  • Show’s self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Mental and emotional stability, demonstrating a courteous and calm approach to all contacts with patients, visitors, and health care team members.
  • Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Banyan Medical guidelines and applicable regulations.
  • Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Critical thinking / problem solving skills
  • Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
  • Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, and solve complex problems
  • Performs accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills, multi-tasking, and a professional bedside manner
  • Knowledgeable in assigned areas of patient care including health promotion and maintenance

 

EDUCATION

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) required.

Experience:1-2 years clinical experience in focus area preferred.

License/Certifications:Current Nebraska Licensed Practice Nurse license required. Current Licensed Practical Nurse license required in state where the patient is located will be required immediately upon hire. Experience in a supervisory or quality assurance position in acute and/or home health, preferred.

Special qualifications: Manage and communicate data in a nursing informatics work environment to Managed Services Clients, nurses, health care providers and patients. Act as the liaison between nurses and technology people. Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical problem-solving skills. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or regulatory agencies. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to work independently and under pressure.

Hours of work: PRN, Part-Time and/or Full-Time Non-Exempt – 12-hour shift, rotating weekends.

·         Experience and knowledge of the following Microsoft System: Active Directory, Exchange,

·         Skype for Business, and Office 365

Job Type: Full-time & Part-time

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Banyan Medical Systems and affiliated companies are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Banyan Medical Systems strictly prohibits any discrimination or harassment; all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by  national, federal, state or local law. 

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances.
 

 

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