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LPN, Inpatient Senior Progressive Care Unit, Part Time

Company: Trinity Health Michigan
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:Under the general direction of the Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct patient care to all agesof patients. The LPN assists the Registered Nurse (RN) in performing and coordinating direct patient care for a specific group ofpatients. The LPN functions as a collaborative member of the healthcare team utilizing our nursing philosophy,policies/procedures, and standards in all care. The LPN provides direction to ancillary personnel and demonstrates commitmentto nursing practice, along with accountability and growth to promote best patient outcomes and patient, family, and staffexperiences. The LPN promotes a safe practice and care environment.Full access to medications is given to the incumbent of this position as the job responsibilities include handling, preparing, andadministering medications within the LPN scope of practice and job description.What you will need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of an accredited LPN program
  • Current Practical Nurse license in the State of Michigan.
  • CPR or BLS CertifiedWhat you will do:
    • Under the direction of the RN, assists with the initial and ongoing assessment of assigned patients through observation
    • and data collection, as delegated by the R.N.
    • Performs activities which may be delegated by the RN and/or Physician, including but not limited to:o Venipuncture for specimens including blood cultures.o Initiates and discontinues intravenous, i.e., peripheral short catheters.o Inserts and discontinues indwelling and intermittent clean urinary catheterization.o Obtains laboratory specimens and performs basic laboratory procedures, i.e., point -of-care blood glucose,stool sampling, sputum collection, etc.o Performs basic bedside care and selected procedures under the supervision of the RN: 12 -lead ECG;dressing changes; routine respiratory care (i.e. coughing and deep breathing, incentive spirometry, pulseoximetry, oxygen setup and administration, hand held nebulizer); vital signs; recognition, reporting, andintervention for life-threatening conditions.o Administers physician-directed treatments such as eye irrigation, etc.o Other unit-specific activities such as activities of daily living appropriate to the patient's conditionWhat you will work:
      • Part Time
      • 24 hours per week
      • Day Shift
      • 7a-7pOur Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity 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.

Keywords: Trinity Health Michigan, Grand Rapids , LPN, Inpatient Senior Progressive Care Unit, Part Time, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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