*CLOSED* LPN / LVN - Hospital - Madison


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LPN / LVN - Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin
 
Madison is the state capital of Wisconsin. Located just west of Milwaukee, in Dane County, it is the second-largest city in Wisconsin. Madison is consistently ranked near the top of the “best places to live” list. With a low unemployment rate, Madison is a great place for talented healthcare professionals to live. Whether you prefer to work in a hospital, clinic, home care or senior housing setting - Madison job opportunities in healthcare are abundant.
  
This position provides direct patient care and assist other healthcare professionals in a hospital setting.
 
LPN - Hospital Responsibilities:
  • Perform in-person assessments of people with acute health concerns to determine a safe, timely and appropriate disposition using evidence-based best practice guidelines, decision support tools, and nursing protocols.
  • Provide patient education, follow-up care, medications, and wound care as ordered or under protocol.
  • Complete limited medication refills per under supervision of an RN or licensed provider.
  • Respond to emergency situations and urgent patient needs.
  • Administer care and treatment to patients as directed by providers or RNs.
  • Provide follow-ups for abnormal labs and emergency room and hospital discharges.
  • Consult with providers and other disciplines for specific patient needs and for overall clinic flow.
  • Perform procedures such as EKGs, peak flows, spirometry, dressing changes, vision and hearing screenings, ear wash, and assessments appropriate to visit type.
  • Conduct thorough and timely pre-visit planning for each encounter according to standards.
  • Assist with procedures, medical needs and patient education as they arise: EKGs, start an IV, same day referrals, lab follow up, hospital transfers, or other orders.
  • Interview patients, checks vital signs, performs assessments appropriate to patient age and visit type, obtains consents, prints out lab reports, hospital discharge summaries, and related documents.
LPN -  Hospital Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program and current LPN license
  • Work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment that requires sitting, standing, and walking, with frequently changing priorities. Must be able to be flexible and multitask.
  • High-level communications skills to work with patients, staff, providers, and outside agencies.
  • Proficiency in electronic tools with the -EMR to communicate with providers.
 
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