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Weekend LPN Option A

Company: CHI Health Plainview
Location: Plainview
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

*Overview*\nSince our doors opened in 1968 CHI Health Plainview has been providing patients of Pierce Antelope and Knox counties in Nebraska with exceptional care and quality outcomes. We are a 15-bed critical access facility with inpatient and outpatient services.\n \nThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), within their scope of practice and under direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practitioner is responsible for contributing to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to a designated group of healthcare consumers across the continuum. Provides services which encompass the spiritual, physiological, social, and psychological aspects of care of the sick, prevention of disease, or conservation of health. The position contributes to the mission and core values of CHI Health.\n\n*Responsibilities*\n \n \n \nCHI Health will supplement weekend staffing by offering its employees a "Weekend Option" program in which clinical (patient facing) employees in covered departments have the ability to work more weekend shifts for increased compensation. Weekend agreements will be 6 months in duration and be renewable in July/January following initial enrollment.\n \n\n* Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practitioner follows the nursing process which includes: assess, plan, implement, and evaluate. The nursing process is an ongoing process that can end at any stage. \n* Assessment - Demonstrates a systematic, dynamic way to collect and analyze the following healthcare consumer data including: psychological, physiological, sociocultural, spiritual, economic and lifestyle factors. Contributes to the RN initial assessment and may perform re-assessment. \n* Plan - Sets measurable and achievable short and long term goals according to standards of care based on the assessment by the Registered Nurse in collaboration with the healthcare consumer and as part of the multidisciplinary team. Participates in the development and modification of the plan of care. \n* Implement - Implements and/or modifies the plan of care using assessment data, clinical reasoning based upon standards of care and evidence based practice. This includes care coordination, education and discharge planning. The nurse is accountable for the care directly, indirectly or through delegation. Professional and legal standards for delegation must be followed. \n* Evaluate - Uses a systematic ongoing process to evaluate progress towards identified healthcare consumer goals. Revision of plan of care when needed involving the healthcare consumer and the multidisciplinary team. \n* Documents all phases of the nursing process in the healthcare consumer's record. \n* Demonstrates personal and professional responsibility for ongoing development, practice, and education. Maintains a safe work environment. Fosters a collaborative environment in support of the nursing profession.\n \n \n\n*Qualifications*\nRequired:\nGraduate of a LPN nursing program \nActive LPN licensure in the state of Nebraskaor nurse licensure compact.\nBasic life support (BLS). Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Basic Life Support.\nIf hired in a NE facility, approved LPN-IV therapy course required if LPN program completed outside of NE or in Nebraska completed prior to 2016 or validation of prior LPN-C required. \n \n--- Every Weekend (Option A)\na. Full or part time (FTE 0.5 or greater) employees\nb. Works every weekend (minimum 24 hours or 2 complete shifts; Friday night shift, Saturday day/night shift, and Sunday day/night shift)\nc. Night shift employees are eligible for the weekend option differential for a 3rd weekend shift\nd. Eligible to work above their weekend commitment based on department needs\n\n*Pay Range*\n$18.74 - $25.77 /hour

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