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Licensed Practical Nurse Ambulatory

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Join our team at Cleveland Clinic and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Cleveland Clinic is named the No. 4 hospital in the United States according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will be part of a talented, compassionate, and driven team of caregivers. You will work with state-of-the-art technology and provide stellar patient care. At Cleveland Clinic you will build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Cleveland Clinic, you will provide top-quality patient care to diverse populations of patients under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, optometrist, and/or podiatrist. An LPN in this role is familiar with performing patient care activities, documenting patient care, administering medication, observing patients' health, and maintaining/restocking medical equipment and supplies. To be eligible for this position, you must have a current Ohio license as an LPM M-IV or an LPN Meds certification as well a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

Is reliable.

Demonstrates a strong work ethic.

Thrives in a team environment.

Provides care with compassion, empathy, and patience.

Effectively educates and communicates with patients and their families.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who seeks to enhance their nursing skills through learning opportunities and professional development. This opportunity also offers tuition reimbursement after one year of employment.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient care for patients of all ages and documents patient care as per policy and guidelines.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Provides education and information to patients and family members.
  • Provides minor maintenance and restocking of equipment.
  • Maintains professional growth and development within nursing field.
  • Participates in quality initiative and process.
  • Participates in the departmental orientation of new employees in a positive manner, shares knowledge, experiences, and provides guidance when assigned.
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times.
  • Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as outlined by JCAHO.
  • Follows Code Blue protocol as per Clinic Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.Education:
    • Graduate of an approved school of Practical Nursing.Certifications:
      • Current Ohio License as an LPN M-IV or LPN Meds certification
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).Complexity of Work:
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.Work Experience:
          • One year of patient care experience preferred.Physical Requirements:
            • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good hand-eye coordination, involves extensive standing walking and occasional lifting.
            • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
            • Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.
            • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.
            • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
            • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Canton , Licensed Practical Nurse Ambulatory, Healthcare , Canton, Ohio

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