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Licensed Practical Nurse Bridge - Med/Surg - Night

Company: Wellspan Health Services
Location: Gettysburg
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:This position is specifically designed for Practical Nurses that are currently enrolled in an LPN to RN Educational Bridging ProgramHours: Weekend requirement is based around schooling while enrolled in an RN Bridging ProgramWork in one of Gettysburg Hospital's inpatient units while attending school.Med/Surg units availableFull Time, Part Time and PRN opportunities available.Under the supervision of a registered professional nurse, provides nursing care to patients at an advanced level of practice. Takes patient vital signs, assists with procedures/examinations, administers medications, assists patient with activities of daily living (bathing, feeding, etc.) and instructs patients and their families in appropriate care.Duties and Responsibilities Essential Accountabilities:Under appropriate supervision, administers and controls narcotics and medications.Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including bathing, dressing, eating, changing bed linens and bed pans and positioning.Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards.Helps patients get into and out of chairs, lifts patients, raises patients in beds, and turns the patients.Checks patient's vital signs.Charts results of various tests.Monitors medical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel.Prepares patients for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment.Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.Arranges for patients' ordered diagnostic and therapeutic services.Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members.Ensures accurate maintenance of patients' medical records and that patient records are treated as confidential information.Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties.Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.QualificationsNotes:Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.Minimum Experience:1 - 2 yearsMinimum Education:Post High School Vocational/Specialized TrainingRequired Certification:Current LPN license in PA; BCLS/ACLS/PALS certification, as required; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification requiredRequired Courses:Completion of accredited LPN program; rhythm recognition course per unit of assignmentPhysical Demands:Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walkingLifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patientsLifts supplies/equipmentConsiderable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouchingEmployment BenefitsSign-on incentives for new employeesMedical, dental and vision insuranceLife and accidental death insuranceSupplemental life insuranceRetirement savings planPaid time off (PTO)PTO bridgingShort-term disabilityEducational assistanceForgivable loanFlexible spendingCredit unionEmployee recreational activitiesChildcareComplimentary medicine discountsby Jobble

Keywords: Wellspan Health Services, Frederick , Licensed Practical Nurse Bridge - Med/Surg - Night, Healthcare , Gettysburg, Maryland

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