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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Medical/Surgical/Oncology St. Elizabeth Youngstown

Youngstown, Ohio

At Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses mean the world to us.

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  • Agile
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-Driven

Culture

  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
  • Stewardship — We commit to promoting the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including Earth itself.
  • Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Medical/Surgical/Oncology St. Elizabeth Youngstown

Requisition R097521 Market Youngstown, Ohio Department Med/Surg Oncology Unit - St. Elizabeth Shift Nights Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

$3,500 Sign on Bonus for 1+ years of experience

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and under the supervision of the professional Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides skilled nursing care and administers medications to patients.

Essential Job Functions

• Under the direction of a Licensed Professional (e.g., Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, or Registered Nurse), participates in the nursing process to include assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient’s plan of care accurately and in a timely manner while collaborating with other nurses and members of the healthcare team.
• Gives direct nursing care and assists with care of the patient at the direction of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Physician, Physician Assistant, or Advanced Practice Nurse.
• Contributes to the plan of care with input from patient/family and other members of the healthcare team.
• Performs patient data collection and observation considering patient's age group, severity of condition/disease (including physical, psychosocial, cultural, environmental, self-care, and education needs), and coordination of resources and referrals.
• Collect and document objective data, subjective data, and patient care including focused observations such as pain, pain relief, results of treatments, updates to plan of care, implementation, and evaluation of care following unit specific and hospital charting guidelines.
• Implements patient care in a safe, knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
• Administers ordered medications and treatments, such as wound dressing changes and asthma treatment, prescribed by a Licensed Physician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner using appropriate medical equipment as needed.
• Performs phlebotomy services
• Contributes to the evaluation of the patient’s response to nursing interventions, involving the patient, family, significant others, or other members of the health care team appropriately; documents and communicates patient’s responses to appropriate members of the healthcare team.
• Recognizes and reports significant changes in the patient's condition and contributes to plan of care revision based on ongoing evaluation.
• Evaluates effectiveness of patient care and the processes for achieving positive patient outcomes.
• Demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of a diverse patient population.
• Adheres to the safety policies and procedures of the organization.  Recognizes and reports potential safety issues.
• Delegates delegable nursing tasks in accordance with the local State Board of Nursing Administrative Code.
• Accepts accountability and responsibility for delivery of care for optimal patient outcomes.
• Complies with all HIPPA and OSHA policies.
• Practices infection control procedures.                                                       

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from the state of employment (required)
BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (required)
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (may be required for specialty areas)
PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (may be required for specialty areas)
NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Program (may be required for specialty areas)

Education
None

Work Experience
1 year of clinical patient care experience (e.g., PCT, CNA, LPN) in an acute care setting, long-term care facility, or physician practice (preferred)

Training
EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)
Completion of Basic Arrhythmia class with passing grade on exam (required for Telemetry/Remote Telemetry units)

Language


Skills
Monitor patient conditions during treatment
Administer medications within scope
Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care
Record patient medical histories
Analyze data and information                                                                                                                                                                        
Attention to detail
Acceptance of authority
Critical thinking
Communication with family members
Verbal and written communication
Collaboration
Teamwork
Conflict resolution
Active listening
Relationship building                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Time management skills                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Dependability
Adaptability
Flexibility
Patient Care Plans
Accountable
Delegation

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be required to use physical restraints
May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*
May have periods of constant interruptions
* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.):   34-66%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    34-66%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    34-66%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)    34-66%
Stoop/Kneel   1-33%
Crawling    1-33%
Climbing    1-33%
Balance    1-33%
Bending    34-66%
Sitting    34-66%
Walking    34-66%
Standing   34-66%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Use of latex products
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Nights

Department:

Med/Surg Oncology Unit - St. Elizabeth

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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In some instances, the nurse’s voice and touch is the last thing a patient will hear or feel. This is part of our calling as nurses, to be there for our patients in all stages of life, from the beginning to the very end.

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Benefits

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 403b With
    Company Match

  • Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

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