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Medical Surgical Orthopedics LPN

Company: CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Eligible for New Hire $5,000 Sign-on Bonus & $8,000 Educational Assistance! *

*  Speak to a recruiter regarding incentive eligibility, requirements and restrictions for new hire employees and current employees accepting a promotion.

 

The Medical/Surgical/Orthopedic department at CHI Health Mercy Hospital is a two unit department which consists of a 28 bed unit and a 22 bed overflow unit. Mercy Hospital is located in Council Bluffs Iowa and has a strong community presence. Our unit has received Joint Commission's Advanced Certified Total Hip and Total Knee designation. Our patient population includes total joint replacement, orthopedic fracture, spine, podiatry, wound care, infusion, urology, renal, gastrointestinal, general surgery, oncology and pediatric. All of our patient rooms are private rooms with computers, dinamaps, and telemetry. Our care team consists of RNs, LPNs, Student Nurse Interns, CNAs, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Lab, Dietary and Hospital Medicine. 

 

Without nurses, we would not be able to care for our patients. In order to become a nurse, you have to be passionate about making a difference in someone else’s life. Our nurses communicate with patients, providers, and other peers to deliver exceptional care to patients and their families. They serve as care providers and patient advocates which is not always an easy task. If this describes you, we need to talk. We want you to join our team of talented LPN’s.

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Provide and administer individualized skilled nursing care to assigned patients
  • Provide physical, educational, and emotional support to patients, friends, and families
  • Administer medications accurately, safely, and consistent with the patient's condition and plan of care according to the policies and procedures of the department
  • Ensure concise, pertinent and complete patient care documentation using computerized medical record process
  • Accurately performs treatments utilizing sterile or clean techniques for patient’s needing wound care/dressing change

 

Why you should choose us:

 

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!


Qualifications

We are looking for a responsible and compassionate LPN with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

 

Additional requirements for this role include:

  • Current LPN license that allows you to practice in our state
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas

 

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

#Missioncritical

 

Keywords: CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs , Medical Surgical Orthopedics LPN, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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