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We are looking for an LPN to join our team. This is a Weekend package Position. Work hours will be every Saturday and Sunday, 6:30 am - 7:00 pm, for 48 hours per pay period. You will be eligible to receive an incentive for working weekend package.
Our Behavioral Health unit is an inpatient hospital program providing psychiatric services to individuals age 55 and older who are experiencing behavioral health issues. It consists of 9 beds and provides coordinated, personalized care for each patient. Our program therapy helps individuals care for themselves better and follow their primary care provider's directions, particularly about taking medicines.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing safe and reliable patient care, under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The LPN assists in monitoring, observing, and reporting reactions to the patient’s plan of care.
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Clinical Excellence/Patient Care
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Graduate of accredited licensed practical nursing program.
One (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.
· Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Iowa.
· Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire.
· Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
· Multicultural sensitivity.
· Basic computer skills.
· Customer/patient focused.
· Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.