• Licensed Practical Nursing, Neonatal ICU, Weekend Option Days Sat/Sun

    Arkansas Children's Little Rock, AR 72205

    Job #2314063875

  • Work Shift:

    Weekend Option (Day)

    Time Type:

    Part time

    Department:

    CC013130 3H Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Summary:

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) collects patient /family information that assists the Registered Nurse in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The LPN provides safe, effective care for assigned patients with the assistance and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

    Additional Information:

    Required Education:

    Completion of an approved program per state's requirements.

    Recommended Education:

    Required Work Experience:

    Related Field - 1 year of experience

    Recommended Work Experience:

    Required Certifications:

    Licensed Practical Nurse - Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN)

    Recommended Certifications:

    Description

    Job Description

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Patient/Family Data Collection

    Performs patient/family data collection to facilitate the identification of clinical, educational, psychosocial, and cultural needs per ACH policy and procedure.

    Communicates pertinent patient/family data and observation information to appropriate health team members.

    1. Planning

    Contributes to patient plan of care based on clinical, educational, psychosocial and cultural needs.

    Plans prioritizes, and organizes patient care tasks to ensure time and resource utilization.

    Recognizes the need to resource other health care team members to plan patient care needs.

    1. Implementation

    Completes routine patient care tasks and medication administration in a safe, efficient and timely manner.

    Individualizes nursing interventions to meet identified patient/family clinical, educational, psychosocial and cultural needs.

    Recognizes emergency situations and intervenes appropriately.

    Demonstrates the ability to learn, perform and maintain competencies needed for assigned unit.

    1. Evaluation

    Modifies nursing interventions to meet changing patient needs in collaboration with the Registered Nurse.

    Documents patient care according to department policy.

    Modifies and reassesses patient plan of care in collaboration with the Registered Nurse.

    1. Professional Performance

    Practices cost effective use of supplies.

    Utilizes available communication tools (e-mail, staff meetings, and bulletin boards) to remain informed.

    Delegates' appropriate tasks to non licensed personnel and ensures completion.

    Completes 8 contact hours per year of appropriate continuing education related to current practice area and role responsibilities.

    Consistently demonstrates that new knowledge and skills gained from education are incorporated into actual clinical practice.

    Uses mentoring and role modeling skills to promote positive patient outcomes and professionalism within the Nursing Division.

    Shares knowledge and expertise with nursing staff and other members of the health care team.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    Required - Certificate from college program or technical school (Graduation from an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nursing.)

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

    Preferred - entry level or experienced LPN experience preferred

    CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS

    Required - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): (AR) (Candidate must possesss at time of hire)

    SKILL REQUIREMENTS

    Required - Mental/Reasoning Requirements:- reading - complex- writing - complex- complex calculations.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 50 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)-Occasionally

    Noise Level-Noise Level-Moderate

    Physical Activity-Reach with hands and arms-Occasionally

    Physical Activity-Sit-Frequently

    Physical Activity-Stand-Frequently

    Physical Activity-Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend-Occasionally

    Physical Activity-Talk or hear-Regularly

    Physical Activity-Use hands to touch, handle, or feel-Frequently

    Physical Activity-Walk-Frequently

    Physical Environment-Blood or bodily fluid-Occasionally

    Physical Environment-Fumes or airborne particles-Occasionally

    Physical Environment-Infectious disease-Occasionally

    Physical Environment-Inside Office Environment / conditions-Regularly

    Physical Environment-Risk of radiation-Occasionally

    Physical Environment-Toxic or caustic chemicals-Occasionally

    Safety Sensitivity-This position has been designated as safety sensitive.-Required

    Arkansas Children's provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children's will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.