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Lpn/Rn - 479015

Company: Christus Health
Location: Alamogordo
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

LPN: -

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patients age.
  • Demonstrates ability under direct supervision of an RN, to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, geriatric and general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and patient's clinical condition.
  • Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based on identified patient learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of an RN.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.

    RN: -

    • Promotes positive public relations for the department and the hospital by presenting self in a professional manner; assisting in community service programs, as requested.
    • Ability to problem solve patient/family issues to a positive conclusion for all involved.
    • Demonstrates communication skills necessary to interact with persons of varying age and/or cultures. Displays a positive attitude at all times.
    • Develops and maintains good relationships with co-workers, other department staff and physicians No disruptions.
    • Practices 5 rights of medication administration.
    • Demonstrates efficient time management skills to maximize productivity.
    • Demonstrates and encourages teamwork.
    • Asks for assistance and information from others when necessary.

      EducationRequired: - - - -High SchoolPreferred: - - - -Bachelor of Science - - - -Associate of ScienceLicenses & CertificationsRequired: - - - -L-RN Multistate - - - -L-LPN MultistatePreferred: - - - -C-BLS

Keywords: Christus Health, Las Cruces , Lpn/Rn - 479015, Healthcare , Alamogordo, New Mexico

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