LPN, Outpatient Renal Dialysis - Onalaska, WI
Department Renal OP-Onalaska
Location Onalaska
Schedule/Shift Days, Weekends
FTE 0.9 FTE
Benefit Eligible Yes
Temporary Position No
Job Details

Full-time LPN position available in our Outpatient Dialysis Center in Onalaska, WI.

72 hours per two weeks; (0.9 FTE)

Hours for this position include:

-- 10 hour shift Monday through Friday and every other Saturday rotation

-- 5 am shift start time

 


The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing care for patients and families under the supervision and direction of the RN or provider. The need for direct supervision (defined as immediate availability to continually coordinate, direct and inspect at first hand the practice of another)  vs. general supervision (defined as regularly to coordinate, direct and inspect the practice of another) is determined based on Standards of Practice and includes complexity of patients, competency, education, and etc. The LPN applies nursing knowledge and utilizes evidence-based practice in the demonstration of the following major responsibilities.      

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintains competency and practices according to the Gundersen Health system mission and strategic plan, ANA and Nurse Practice Act.

  • The LPN contributes to assessments through data collection, and observes and reports the patient's response to care as well as significant symptoms or changes in patient status.
  • The LPN is responsible for following the Patient's Plan of Care, including the Clinical Practice Model (CPM) and standard collaborative practice, and to perform delegated patient care. (The functions of assessment, creation and revision of the plan of care may not be acts delegated to LPNs.)

  • Incorporates the patient’s/family's readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by an RN or provider in order to achieve optimal, age-specific and individualized care. The LPN can provide basic health care instruction.  The LPN cannot initiate teaching or evaluate patient's response.

  • The LPN provides direct patient care, assists with ADLs and encourages self-care, and administers prescribed treatment after verifying accuracy.
  • The LPN documents nursing interventions and patient/family response. All aspects of care provided are documented accurately and in an appropriate and timely manner, and in compliance with organizational, regulator and professional standards and guidelines.
  • The LPN participates with other health team members in meeting basic patient needs but does not delegate

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
    Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
    Adult (18 - 64 years)
    Infant (less than 1 year)
    Geriatric (65 years & older)
    OSHA Category Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required Post High School education in a specialized field:   Graduate of a practical nursing program  
    Desired  

    Work Experience:
    Required No experience required. 
    Desired 1 year of previous experience as a LPN or experience in a healthcare environment.
    Skills:
    Required Ability to...
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications patient record systems
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications operate computer
    Communication excellent oral and written communication skills
    Communication answer telephone inquiries timely and effectively
    Communication communicate with ease on a professional level
    Communication effectively communicate in technical and lay language
    General - All Positions use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication
    General - All Positions perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others
    General - All Positions have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development
    General - All Positions work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
    Leadership decision-making skills
    Leadership use effective time management
    Leadership statistics and mathematics
    Reasoning/Decision Making appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own
    Reasoning/Decision Making cooperate
    Reasoning/Decision Making be professional, honest and have personal integrity
    Reasoning/Decision Making be flexible
    Reasoning/Decision Making develop new skills and keep abreast of new knowledge
    Desired Ability to...
    License and Certifications
    Required Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensed to practice in the state of employment, some positions may require multiple state licenses and 
    Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes 
    Desired
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Static Standing
    Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Driving
    Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Climbing Stair
    Climbing Ladder
    Reaching - Shoulder Level Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Above Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force: 0-25
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force: 0-25
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Short Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Right Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Left Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Other:
    Number of lbs:
    Environmental Conditions
    Exposed to infectious diseases.

    LPN, Outpatient Renal Dialysis - Onalaska, WI

    Equal Opportunity Employer