UnityPoint Health LPN Surg/Oncology in Sioux City, Iowa
The LPN practices under the supervision of the Registered Nurse in coordinating the care of patients and families utilizing the nursing process and the skills that are part of their functions as a LPN. Maintains a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses, Philosophy of Nursing at UnityPoint Health with in the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers.
$5,000 Sign-On Bonus!!
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- Provides direction and supervision of unlicensed assistive personnel (i.e. Patient Care Technician), demonstrates clinical judgment appropriate for Iowa’s LPN scope of practice, uses problem solving techniques and time-management principles, and delegates appropriately.
- Assists in creating a positive work environment by working with team members to develop and facilitate initiatives to strive for positive outcomes in quality and care of patients. Effectively communicates with all team members, physicians, ancillary staff and all customers.
Delivery of Care
Complies with all policies and procedures, and guides team members with compliance. Maintains a safe and clean environment. Compiles with all safety goals, infection prevention and risk management policies and procedures.
Assists patients with ADL’s according to hospital procedures, reports all abnormal findings and changes in patient condition to Registered Nurse in charge of patient. Assists with ambulation of patients, and uses assist devices as appropriate to protect patient and staff member.
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the designated time frame.
Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
Graduate of accredited nursing program.
Experience in skilled nursing, long term care or acute rehabilitation.
Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Iowa.
Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire.
Must obtain and maintain NIHSS education prior to end of orientation and complete every 2 years
Completion of eight hours of stroke
education prior to the end of orientation and annually
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities. May drive a UPH vehicle, rental or own vehicle.
Requisition ID: 2022-106002
Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd
Name: 7520 UnityPoint Health SC St Lukes
Name: 4A Surg/Onc- SLRMC
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .5
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Day Shift
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org