Friday, September 30, 2022

Butler County Health Care Center is seeking a full-time LPN  for the night shift. This Full-time Night position (36hrs/wk) requires providing direct patient care with onsite training. The ability to demonstrate an awareness of and respect for patient rights, while maintaining patient confidentiality. This position will be required to work every third weekend as well as a holiday rotation. Competitive compensation package offered. 

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Closing Date: 010/21/2022

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Understand and comply with the requirements of the Hospital’s Compliance Program, including, but not limited to the Code of Conduct, The Compliance Policy, all organization-wide policies for compliance and compliance plans affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

Participate in all education and training programs regarding compliance as required by Hospital policy and as requested by supervisor.

        1. Administers medications, IV therapy, treatments and nursing interventions to patients as directed.

2. Make observations, performs assessments and collects data regarding patients’ condition/health status.

3. Provides personal care to patients according to need; maintains orderliness of patient rooms.

4. Assist with general “shift” responsibilities such as answering patient call lights, answering the telephone,  maintaining orderliness of patient care areas, etc.

5. Supports and promotes BCHCC policies and programs.

6. Assists physicians with rounds and procedures.

7. Be able to administer medications and treatments competently.

8. Concise charting of patient medications, treatments, procedures, activities and patient teaching.

9. Contribute to nursing care plan.

10. Maintains confidentiality and assists others to keep confidentiality.

11. Communicates with Charge Nurse on patient and family needs

12. Maintain current licensure and BLS certification.

13. Pursue continuing education as appropriate.

14. Required ability to get to and from out-of-town seminars, successfully licensure and stay current with new techniques.

15. Ability to be a team leader and supervise.

16. Communicates with physicians and staff to ensure consistent quality patient care.

17. Maintain a safe environment.

18. Seek out help when needed and communicate patient needs to other team members.

19. Use appropriate personal protective equipment when working with patients in isolation or when exposure to blood or body fluids is anticipated.

20. Implementing safe work practices 100% of time to reduce the risk of occupational exposure during all procedures or tasks that involve contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials.