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Trinity Health LPN Medical/Nephrology Unit *Sign-On Bonus* in Sioux City, Iowa

Employment Type:Full timeShift:

Description:Under limited supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists in carrying out the phases of the nursing process as appropriately delegated by the Registered Nurse. Performs activities and functions of patient care within the legal scope of practice of the Licensed Practical Nurse, State of Iowa, and in accordance with Mercy Medical Center Policy and Procedure Manual. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

LPN Medical/Nephrology Unit

Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne Siouxland, we own our actions to achieve our larger goals. We invest in great people and ask that you make each experience your responsibility.

What we offer:

We care about your wellbeing, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs

  • Education reimbursement

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision

  • Paid time off

  • Long- and short-term leave

  • Retirement planning

  • Life insurance coverage

About the job:

Under limited supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists in carrying out the phases of the nursing process as appropriately delegated by the Registered Nurse. Performs activities and functions of patient care within the legal scope of practice of the Licensed Practical Nurse, State of Iowa, and in accordance with Mercy Medical Center Policy and Procedure Manual. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

What you will do:

  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with registered nurses, certified nursing assistants and other multi-disciplinary team members, as well as patient, families and significant others.

  • Implements and documents appropriate teaching needs to patient/ family/significant others as delegated by the registered nurse.

  • Prioritizes and implements appropriate interventions and treatments as delegated by the registered nurse, utilizing the formulated plan of care.

  • Collaborates with the registered nurse to evaluate and document patient responses to the plan of care, medications, treatments and therapies (ongoing patient assessments).

  • Identifies and communicates significant changes in patient status (potential or actual adverse patient occurrences) to the registered nurse.

  • Reports and records aspects of data collection/tasks performed into the patient record accurately and concisely.

  • Administers medications (excluding intravenous administration) safely utilizing acquired knowledge and skills according to the physician's order.

What we are looking for:

  • Requires current Iowa LPN license.

  • Maintains Basic Life Support Certification (BCLS).

Why MercyOne Siouxland?

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.

More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well—and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

About Siouxland

The tri-state region, referred to as Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River.

Situated in the heart of Downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartment, downtown loft, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully-renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.

The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless values guide us:

  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.

  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.

  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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