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Licensed Practical Nurse

Exton, PA 19341

Tower Health

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job Description

Responsibilities
  • Performs initial triage assessment/data collection to identify care needs of the patient
  • Anticipates patients needs related to patient presentation and implements intervention/treatments
  • Formulates a directed plan of car that prescribes intervention to attain safe quality patient outcomes
  • Implements care in a knowledgeable and skillful manner through adherence to contemporary evidence-based standards and within scope of practice
  • Evaluates care delivery by assuring the patient is attaining desired outcomes or by identifying clinical issues that need to be re-addressed
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients and families
  • Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; patient education with understanding of condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Other jobs and duties as assigned.
Qualifications

LPN PA state board license, BLS, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Physiological Knowledge, Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Delegation, Facilitate patient flow, Role Modeling, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Administering Medication; PO, Injections( IM, SC, ID), IV insertion, Phlebotomy, Specimen collections, Occupational Medicine screening/testing, Splints, Wound care, Respiratory Care, Cardiac monitoring, Annual Clinical Competencies
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