LPN Licensed Practical Nurse-New Hospital Opening!
Company: Kindred Healthcare
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN
Sign on Bonus $1k for Days and $2k for Nights
Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital
Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will serve nine
counties and a population of 1.9 million-including more than
298,000 senior citizens. Upon completion and pending necessary
regulatory approvals, the 40-bed, state-of-the-art facility will
replace the 24-bed Acute Rehab Unit now located at Saint Thomas
Midtown Hospital. Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will provide
additional access to post-acute care by addressing Middle
Tennessee's shortage of dedicated beds for individuals who require
extended neurological and cardiovascular care following serious
Full Press Release:
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides patient care services
that meet the psychosocial, physical, mental, and emotional aspects
of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family;
provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility
indicative of professional expectations all under the supervision
of a registered nurse.
Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct
administration based on the age and clinical condition of the
Reduces the potential for medication errors by following correct
Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of
care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient
Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on
all patients and reassessments as per policy. Identifies and
initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions.
Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI
Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and
response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for
effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly
based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs.
Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves
patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.
Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the
patient and family regarding pain management.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that
optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/
health care errors.
Formulates a teaching plan based upon the patient's individual and
identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning,
family is included in teaching as appropriate.
Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services
according to level of licensure.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to Registered Nurses,
leadership, coworkers, physicians and the Rehabilitation Services
Participates in team conferences.
Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an
interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
Maintains a good working relationship both within the department
and with other departments.
Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and
complies with appropriate and approved safety standards. Manages
and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Actively participates in Continuous Quality and Performance
Improvement (CQPI) activities. Offers suggestions for opportunities
for improvements in patient care, safety, education, etc.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function
under stressful situations
Other duties as assigned
Graduate of Licensed Practical Nurse program with current licensure
in state of Indiana
Accredited nursing program preferred.
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct
activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written
communication skills, in English with additional languages
Proficiency in basic computer skills as required.
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