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ProMedica Health System LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse - Wound Care - Part Time - Days in Adrian, Michigan

ProMedica's Mission is to improve your health and well-being. Which is why, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital, we don't just treat patients; we treat them, and their families, with respect. In fact, we've been doing so for 100 years. We focus on bringing you excellent care, impeccable service and a compassionate ear. And we're a critical access point to extensive care throughout the entire ProMedica system. ProMedica Bixby Hospital is located in Adrian, Mich. We are an 88-bed, full-service acute-care hospital that never rests. Dedicated to serving our community, we have more than 120 active doctors working rigorously to meet the needs of our patients and their families

Summary:

Under the general direction of a register nurse and according to established policies and procedures, coordinates total nursing care for patients, participates in teaching of patients and families, and works cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient care personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

Consistently provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers by going beyond to help others, conveying positive energy to patients and co-workers, supporting and adhering to the Service Excellence Standards, striving for high standards of medical practice and actively participating in our efforts to grow and improve healthcare for our patients and community.

  • Maintains the standards of nursing care and policies and procedures of ProMedica Bixby Hospital and the nursing department.

  • Responsible for assisting in the assessment of patients’ needs and participates with other nursing personnel in planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care considering the emotional, social and physical needs of the patient. Updates care plans as appropriate.

  • Participates actively in rehabilitative needs of patients including teaching.

  • Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate persons (i.e. registered nurse, charge nurse, manager) and documents those observations accurately and precisely.

  • Administers oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous and topical medications as ordered by physician.

  • Observes patients for physical and/or emotional reactions to drugs and treatments, documenting and reporting any untoward reactions to appropriate staff.

  • Assists physicians with special tests and procedures as needed.

  • Performs and documents a variety of clinical treatments and nursing procedures including monitoring of vital signs, changing dressings, cleaning or irrigating wounds.

  • Participates in usage and maintenance of equipment and instruments for safe patient care. Promotes clean and safe physical environment including fire and safety awareness.

  • Participates in staff unit meetings. Maintains knowledge of specific department policies and procedures.

  • Participates on committees for improving nursing care.

  • Actively continues to promote self-learning of current professional developments, treatments, and techniques in nursing to provide quality care.

  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities of patient care by monitoring and evaluation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of accredited practical nursing program with subsequent licensure in the State of Michigan.

  • Must have current BCLS certification

  • Must have interpersonal skills required to communicate effectively with patients of the following ages: pediatrics; adolescent; adult; and geriatric; physicians, and other hospital personnel as needed to promote quality patient care.

  • Must have the physical ability to stand and walk for an extended period of time and to lift, position and transfer patients.

  • Experience in private practice or clinic setting

  • Electronic medical records experience preferred

  • Must demonstrate strong commitment towards achieving customer/patient satisfaction.

ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 56,000 employees, 13 hospitals, 2,100+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 900+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and nearly 400 assisted living facilities, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, memory care communities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address social determinants of health. For more information about ProMedica, please visit www.promedica.org/aboutus.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, height, weight, familial or marital status, or genetics.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Requisition ID: 43746

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