LPN- Transitional Care Unit- PRN in Winchester, KY at Clark Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description

Clark Regional Medical Center

Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care...

You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'.  As health care evolves, Clark Regional Medical Center is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards.  We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do.  We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with out constant investment in continuing education and leadership development programs.

We want you on our team...Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, an 18 minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for an Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our 23 bed Transitional Care Unit. This is a PRN position with variable shifts where under the supervision of an RN you will provide direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients.  We consider quality more than just a set of criteria.  It is a way of life for Clark, encompassing everything we do.  This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services. 

At Clark Regional, we believe in building careers.  That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans  with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus.

Essential functions, include but are not limited to:

  • Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN
  • Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care.  May administer medication.  Documents patient care given
  • Assists RN with development of plan of care
  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
  • Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and families
  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Graduate of accredited LPN program or equivalent program, required

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Valid current Kentucky LPN license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran