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Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients.
Documents a thorough medical history from patient. Contributes to the assessment of patients and administers medications or treatments as ordered. Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed.
Counseling patients and family members, under the direction of a registered nurse, on prevention and treatment plans. The LPN demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting.
This position is 40 hours/week. This position will provide support to the 5 podiatrists, working with the other nurses within the clinic.
Tasks include rooming, assisting with documents/workability forms, wound care, clinic procedures, fitting of braces and cam boots, casting and splinting. Our providers have 2 nurses working with each provider, this position will float to work with all providers. Once orientated to our department, the nurse will then orientate to the Hand and Orthopedic clinics as well.
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.
Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-31411
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