PeoriaILRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Peoria jobs

LPN - Peoria General Surgery

Company: Springfield Clinic
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for nursing care according to individual needs of the patient population within the rules and regulations of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act, and managing the operations of the office on a daily basis.Job RelationshipsReports to the Operations ManagerPrincipal Responsibilities

  • Interview for nursing history, assessment of health knowledge and maintenance, and document findings in the medical record.
  • Obtain medical information, chief complaints, vital signs and diagnostic test results in preparation for physician examination and documents in the medical record.
  • Serve as a patient advocate by protecting patient rights and give attention to complaints regarding service.
  • Make referrals to other agencies or provides for continuity of care.
  • Screen all patient problems either in person or by phone with the resolution being advice or referral to physician.
  • Give home care instruction for procedures and medications.
  • Provide pre and postoperative instruction for specific surgical and/or medical procedures.
  • Document patient education in the medical record.
  • Administer respiratory therapeutic treatments and document according to policy.
  • Administer irrigations such as foley catheter, enemas, ear wash, and document results in medical record.
  • Collect specimens including cultures and provide coding.
  • Assist in the application of casts, remove casts, provide patient instruction and document in medical record.
  • Perform procedures such as catheterization, suture removal dressing changes following Infection Control Policy and document results in medical record.
  • Administer medications by all routes except IV blood & blood products, IV push medications, chemotherapy, or adding medication to existing IV infusions. (including Heparin)
  • Assist the physician in the examination treatment of the patient by handing instruments, providing dressings, preparing equipment, etc. according to Infection Control Policy.
  • Orient new personnel to specialty.
  • Provide emotional support and guidance to patients/family.
  • May serve on the STAT Code Team.
  • May serve as a Health Care Assistant according to hospital policy.
  • Demonstrate professionalism by adhering to performance standards including dress code.
  • Insure confidentiality for patients and staff.
  • Maintain knowledge by attending appropriate education programs, reading current journals and literature, and documents for yearly evaluation.
  • Perform pre-certifications/referrals for insurance companies as necessary.
  • Schedule procedures/surgeries as needed.
  • Comply with the Springfield Clinic incident reporting policy and procedures.
  • Adhere to all OSHA and Springfield Clinic training & accomplishments as required per policy.
  • Provide excellent customer service and adhere to Springfield Clinic's Code of Conduct and Ethics Standards.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.Education/Experience
    • Educated as a LPN (LVN) by an approved program.
    • May perform IV therapy following successful completion of an approved course.Licenses/Certificates
      • Current licensure as a LPN in the state of Illinois.
      • Current CPR certification per American Heart Association guidelines.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Assume accountability and responsibility for own practice and that, which is delegated.Working Environment
          • Works in office setting during the hours the Clinic is available to patients/families.
          • Sitting vs. standing averages to 50-50%.
          • Minimal lifting requirements. Occasional lifting required for orthopedics, geriatrics and internal medicine.PHI/Privacy LevelHIPAA1

Keywords: Springfield Clinic, Peoria , LPN - Peoria General Surgery, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Veterinary Technician
Description: Job Purpose:Provides animal care by determining animal requirements conducting examinations and diagnostic procedures assisting during operations feeding and caring for animals maintaining supplies (more...)
Company: Brunswick Animal Hospital
Location: Normal
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Travel RN - Registered Nurse: MedSurg
Description: Our client in Pontiac, IL has travel nursing position for an RN with current MedSurg experience.The ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of nursing experience, with active RN license and BLS and/or (more...)
Company: GO Healthcare Staffing
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Charge Nurse RN - ICU/Post ICU
Description: Job DescriptionOverview POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the manager/director
Company: OSF HealthCare
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: 01/20/2021


MEDICAL ASSISTANT CAREER TRAINING - LOCAL MEDICAL TRAINING AVAILABLE
Description: Interested in a career in the Medical Assisting field My Medical Career can help START TRAINING FOR YOUR NEW MEDICAL CAREER TODAY Graduate employment services may be available once training is complete. (more...)
Company: My Medical Assisting Career
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Speech Language Pathologist - Crisis Covid Travel - Swallow Testing
Description: Nationwide Travel Locum Therapist Jobs - Speech Language Pathologist Are you looking for a new therapist job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals, Clinics, Outpatient, (more...)
Company: HCEN Travel Solutions
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Registered Nurse - RN
Description: Job DescriptionDescription HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation (more...)
Company: Heartland Health Care
Location: Moline
Posted on: 01/20/2021

LPN - LTC, LTAC, SNF, Rehab Travel Nurse
Description: Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Medical Surgical Med Surg Licensed Practical NurseHCEN client agency who has put in a special request to fill numerous Nationwide LPN / LVN Nursing vacancies. br ul (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Normal
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Travel RN Nursing Jobs - All Specialties
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - All RN Specialties Nationwide Travel Nursing Assignments Looking for a travel assignment, or get information about traveling as a Registered Nurse You are in the right place, the (more...)
Company: HealthCare Travelers
Location: Moline
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Travel Nurse RN - Oncology - $1,764 per week
Description: MedPro Healthcare Staffing is seeking a travel nurse RN Oncology for a travel nursing job in Normal, Illinois.Job Description Requirements ul li Specialty: Oncology li Discipline: RN li Start (more...)
Company: NurseFly
Location: Normal
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse LPN $1000 SIGN ON BONUS!
Description: ACH is proud to have been awarded the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Ethics in 2019, and to be certified in 2020 by Fortune Magazine as a Great Place to Work for the fifth consecutive year (more...)
Company: Advanced Correctional Healthcare
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: 01/20/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Illinois jobs by following @recnetIL on Twitter!

Peoria RSS job feeds