Location Address: 1220 Third Ave W, Durand, WI 54736
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Durand
Â·Mission driven organization
Â·Kind and caring staff
Â·Competitive wages and great benefits
You Will Be Responsible For:
In collaboration with the staff RN, demonstrates an understanding of and shows an ability to use the nursing process.
Assists with admission history as needed.
Provides input to RN planning patient care.
Assists in evaluation of patient reaction and response to nursing care and reports any significant changes to the Charge RN.
Assists in implementing quality patient care.
Performs and documents daily patient care and documents in the EMR.
Fully explains to patient and family the procedure or care the patient will receive.
Carries out physician's orders promptly and accurately within the limitations of training and hospital policy. Consults with Charge Nurse as appropriate.
Directly gives care and/or assists RN with the more complex cares.
Functions as an active member of the healthcare system.
Answers nurse call system promptly and courteously.
Assists in orientation of new employees as directed.
Assists other staff in completion of their duties as time and assignments allows.
Assists in keeping med room and all utility rooms clean and well-stocked and orders supplies from CS as necessary.
Responds to all code blue and emergency situations.
Demonstrates ability to work and cooperate with other members of the healthcare team.
Assists with admission, discharge, and transfer of patients as needed.
Answers and documents ambulance calls.
Uses present paging system effectively.
Assists in general ward clerk duties including maintaining charts and general clerical duties as assigned. Refer to unit clerk checklist.
Knowledge of supplies and location so able to obtain them efficiently as needed.
Demonstrates a professional attitude.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information.
Respects patient privacy at all times.
Dresses neatly and in accordance with the present dress code.
Utilizes the appropriate chain of command.
Respects and supports co-workers, being sensitive to understaffed needs.
Conducts self in a professional manner. Swearing, gossiping, loud conversations, etc., are not tolerated.
Contributes to a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors.
Utilizes siderails when deemed necessary and in good judgment.
Insures nurse call system is within patient reach and that patient understands how to use it.
Assists in keeping patient rooms orderly and hazard free.
Demonstrates proper technique when transferring and repositioning patients.
Knows and observes hospital and departmental safety, fire, and disaster policies and procedures.
Reports and documents incidents involving patients, staff, and visitors.
Reports broken and non-functional equipment to appropriate persons.
Is aware of and promotes the Fall Prevention Program.
Recognizes job relationships and is willing to function effectively within organizational structure.
Performs in whichever capacity patient census and/or staffing level dictates within limits of training.
Recognizes legal responsibilities and demonstrates this knowledge by functioning within standards of practice and hospital policy.
Performs daily assignments utilizing the AHS SHARE principles.
Responsible for professional growth.
Attends staff meetings and inservices to maintain a current knowledge of nursing practice (at least half of them in past year)
Demonstrates a willingness to learn new procedures.
Provides useful suggestions in problem areas.
Participates in Quality Improvement teams/projects when asked.
Uses available on-line lessons for education.
Qualifications You Must Have:
Graduate of an accredited Practical Nursing Program
Valid State of Wisconsin License
No Previous Experience Require
Wisconsin License Practical Nurse License
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
Work under the direct supervision of an R.N., the L.P.N. is responsible for administering quality routine nursing care in Med/Surg, Recover Room and Emergency Room and other areas deemed appropriate by the Charge Nurse and or Director of Nursing to provide quality patient care for those we serve
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.