Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
We are searching for LPN's with ICU or Medical-Surgical experience to join our compassionate and dedicated team!
Landmark Hospital of Joplin is the premier Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) hospital in SW Missouri. The hospital has built a solid reputation for providing the very best patient care and excellent customer service. This excellence is due to the tireless efforts of the experienced and competent staff of physicians, nurses, other clinicians and support personnel, who are dedicated to being the best at what they do.
Summary:Provide in-depth clinical expertise under the direction of the RN. LPN's are responsible for the assessing, planning, delivery and evaluating of each level of nursing care provided to patients throughout their stay. Will also actively plan for the management of patient outcomes across the continuum of care.
Will work in close cooperation with specialists in a variety of disciplines, including (but not limited to) Physicians, Pharmacists, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Wound Care, Dietary Therapy, Social Work and Dialysis.
Conduct comprehensive patient assessments
Provide direct care for patients and management of their conditions under the direction of a Registered Nurse, particularly with regard to vital signs, lab work, and education
Collaborate with Physicians, RN's and various disciplines within the hospital in order to manage patient care
Contributes to the safe and effective operation of the nursing unit
Interact and communicate with patient family members
LPN License (state of MO)
BLS and ACLS certification
Ability to assess patients quickly in emergency situations in stressful environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Superior analytical and critical thinking skills
Team, detail and goal oriented
Positive, professional and empathetic demeanor
Acute care and/or LTAC experience preferred
About us: Landmark Hospitals is a privately owned, seven hospital system with locations in Georgia, Missouri, and Florida. Landmark Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals and certified as long-term acute care hospitals in order to specialize in providing transitional care for medically complex patients. Each of our hospitals is recognized as the regional Transitional Care Hospital of choice in their respective markets. What makes Landmark Hospitals especially unique is that the company is owned by a surgeon, so the focus on people, quality, safety, and clinical outcomes resonates throughout the company.
We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
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