LPN, Outpatient Renal Dialysis, Onalaska, WI 0.9 FTE
Onalaska, WI 
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Job Description
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Schedule Weekly Hours:

36

Full-time LPN position available in our Outpatient Dialysis Center in Onalaska, WI

72 hours per two weeks; (0.9 FTE)

Hours for this position include:

-- 10 hour shifts Monday through Friday and every other Saturday rotation

-- 5 am shift start time

BASIC FUNCTION

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing care for patients and families under the supervision and direction of the RN or provider. The need for direct supervision (defined as immediate availability to continually coordinate, direct and inspect at first hand the practice of another) vs. general supervision (defined as regularly to coordinate, direct and inspect the practice of another) is determined based on Standards of Practice and includes complexity of patients, competency, education, and etc.The LPN applies nursing knowledge and utilizes evidence-based practice in the demonstration of the following major responsibilities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintains competency and practices according to the GundersenHealth systemmission and strategic plan, ANA and Nurse Practice Act.
  • The LPN contributes to assessments through data collection, and observes and reports the patient's response to care as well as significant symptoms or changes in patient status.
  • The LPN is responsible for following the Patient's Plan of Care, including the Clinical Practice Model (CPM) and standard collaborative practice, and to perform delegated patient care. (The functions of assessment, creation and revision of the plan of care may not be actsdelegated toLPNs.)
  • Incorporates the patient's/family's readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by an RN or provider in order to achieve optimal, age-specific and individualized care. The LPN can provide basic health care instruction. The LPN cannot initiate teaching or evaluate patient's response.
  • The LPN provides direct patient care, assists with ADLs and encourages self-care, and administers prescribed treatment after verifying accuracy.
  • The LPN documents nursing interventions and patient/family response. All aspects of care provided are documented accurately and in an appropriate and timely manner, and in compliance with organizational, regulator and professional standards and guidelines.
  • The LPN participates with other health team members in meeting basic patient needs but does not delegate
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

SCOPE OF THE JOB
  • Age Specific Population Served:
  • Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
  • Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
  • Adult (18 - 64 years)
  • Geriatric (65 years & older)
  • Infant (less than 1 year)

OSHA Category

Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Learning:

Required

  • Post High School education in a specialized field: Course requirements that qualify to take LPN boards.

Work Experience:

Required

  • No experience required.

Desired

  • 1 yearof previous experience as a LPN or experience in a healthcare environment.

Skills and Knowledge: Ability to or Knowledge of...

Required

  • Reasoning/Decision Making
  • be flexible
  • be professional, honest and have personal integrity
  • cooperate
  • appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own
  • develop new skills and keep abreast of new knowledge
  • Communication
  • communicate with ease on a professional level
  • answer telephone inquiries timely and effectively
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • effectively communicate in technical and lay language
  • Leadership
  • use effective time management
  • decision-making skills
  • statistics and mathematics
  • General - All Positions
  • work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
  • have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development
  • perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others
  • use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication
  • Computer Systems/Software/Applications
  • patient record systems
  • operate computer

License and Certifications:

Required

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensed minimally in the state of practice, some positions may require additional state LPN licenses
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/DEMANDS OF THE POSITION

Sitting

  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Walking/Standing
  • Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
  • Stooping/Bending
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Squatting
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Kneeling/Half Kneel
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Reaching - Shoulder Level
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Reaching - Below Shoulder
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Reaching - Above Shoulder
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Pounds of force 0-25

Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces

  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Pounds of force 0-25
  • Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation
  • Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
  • Balance - Right Leg
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Balance - Left Leg
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Lifting - Other
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Number of lbs 0-25
  • Carrying - Short Carry
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Number of lbs 0-25
  • Push/Pull (Static Force)
  • Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
  • Number of lbs 0-25



ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Exposed to infectious diseases.

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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