LPN Licensed Practical Nurse $7,500 Sign on
Company: Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Now offering a $7500.00 -sign-on bonus!
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Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital is a state-of-the-art,
40-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the
treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the
debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness.
Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized
treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer
customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs
of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological
conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic
Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the
health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through
comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs.
Provides patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical
and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of
patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and
responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the
supervision of a registered nurse.
Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct
administration based on the age and clinical condition of the
Reduces the potential for medication errors by following correct
Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of
care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient
Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on
all patients and reassessments as per policy. - Identifies and
initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions.
Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI
Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and
response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for
effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly
based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs.
Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves
patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. -
Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. - Educates the
patient and family regarding pain management.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that
optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/
health care errors.
Formulates a teaching plan based upon the patient's individual and
- identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of
learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services
according to level of licensure.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to Registered Nurses,
leadership, coworkers, physicians and the Rehabilitation Services
Participates in team conferences.
Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an
interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
Maintains a good working relationship both within the department
and with other departments.
Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and
complies with appropriate and approved safety standards. - Manages
and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Actively participates in Continuous Quality and Performance
Improvement (CQPI) activities. - Offers suggestions for
opportunities for improvements in patient care, safety, education,
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function
under stressful situations
Other duties as assigned
accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse program.
Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse.
CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred.
Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly preferred
six months' Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting
oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
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