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LPN - Behavioral Health - Child/Adolescent Unit - PT - Evenings - #2495

Company: Stormont-Vail HealthCare
Location: Topeka
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

LPN - Behavioral Health - Child/Adolescent Unit - PT - Evenings - #2495Stormont Vail Health is searching for a LPN - Behavioral Health - Child/Adolescent Unit - PT - Evenings - #2495 in our Behavioral Health - Child/Adolescent Unit department. This position is at 3703 SW 6TH AVE, TOPEKA, KS 66606 USA.Schedule: Part time - 20-35 hours/week, benefit eligibleShift: Second Shift (Evenings - Less than 12 hours per shift)Weekly Work Schedule: 3pm -11pm (3 shifts per week, self scheduling)Minimum Qualifications:Certificates and Licenses:Current LPN licensure in the State of Kansas. Additional certifications may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.Language Ability:Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.Math Ability:Ability to perform mathematical calculations related to medication administration.Reasoning Ability:Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Computer Skills:Willingness to learn necessary computer skills.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:As identified in the Kansas State Nurse Practice Act & Joint Commission regulations, provide patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The RN care manager validates the work of the LPN.The delivery of professional nursing care at Stormont Vail Health is guided by Jean Watson's Theory of Human Caring and the theory of Shared governance, both of which are congruent with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Watson's Caring Theory ensures the development of therapeutic relationships and involves human beings and their spirit in every aspect of care delivery, and is demonstrated through the implementation of ten (10) carative behaviors:1. attentive listening2. comforting3. honesty4. patience5. responsibility6. providing information to allow informed decisions7. touch8. sensitivity9. respect10. calling the patient by nameEssential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs physical assessments and collects patient data.
    • Performs select psychomotor skills with competence.
      • Documents all patient care provided in a timely, accurate, and concise manner.
        • Reports all abnormal data to the RN.
          • Collaborates with the RN.
            • Follows the plan of care for patient populations.
              • Responsible for reading and following interventions defined by the standards, patient care policies and procedures selected by the RN.
                • Provides direct patient care in terms of physical comfort, hygiene and psychological support.
                  • Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or inter-muscular injection, and notes time and amount of patients' charts. Administers IV medication if certification is completed.
                    • Performs efficiently in emergency patient situation.
                      • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and departmental functioning.
                        • Participates actively in clinical education activities for department and Division of Patient Care Services, including orientation of new employees.
                          • Participates in development and attainment of department, Division of Patient Care Services and hospital goals.
                            • Seeks validation of knowledge base, skill level and decision making as necessary. Assertively seeks guidance in areas of question.
                              • Demonstrates self-directed learning and participation in continuing education to meet own professional development.
                                • Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility for own professional practice.
                                  • Demonstrates appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care and department activities.
                                    • Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, utilizing appropriate reporting structures.
                                      • Formulates positive working relationships with all health care customers and employees.
                                        • Adheres to Division of Patient Care Services staffing and scheduling practices.
                                          • Demonstrates knowledge of the Kansas State Nurse Practice Act and follows the statutes and regulations therein.About Stormont Vail Health: Stormont Vail Health is a nonprofit integrated health system that has been serving the health care needs of Kansas for more than 130 years. Stormont Vail has been recognized as a Magnet-- organizationsince 2009 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. It is composed of Stormont Vail Hospital, a 586-bed acute care hospital, and Cotton O'Neil Clinic, a multi-specialty physician group with more than 500 providers, which includes more than 250 physicians. Nearly 5,300 employees provide care and support services for patients in the hospital and 35 other locations, including the Cotton O'Neil Heart Center, Cancer Center, Diabetes & Endocrinology Center, Digestive Health Center, Pediatrics clinics and 10 regional primary care clinics. Stormont Vail Health is committed to its mission of improving the health of the community by being a national leader in providing compassionate, high quality and efficient integrated care through collaboration that results in a healthier community.Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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