LPN Acute Care Medical Surgical Unit
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Primary City/State:Chandler, ArizonaDepartment Name:Work
Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareHealth care is constantly
changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change.
We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can
be. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the
people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health
care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of,
we want to hear from you.
The Banner Ocotillo Medical Center is a four story, 245,000 square
foot comprehensive medical care center situated on an 18-acre
campus, opening with approximately 96 beds with room for expansion
while providing imaging, surgery, labor and delivery, intensive
care and an emergency room services. Our 60-bed unit is a blend of
telemetry and med/surg patients. Every room within the unit is
telemetry capable and utilizes the latest technology including
smart phones with Care Aware connect as a mode of communication.
These medical units have been designed with nurses in mind,
maximizing every opportunity to bring the joy of nursing back to
the forefront of our work.
As a Licensed Practical Nurse LPN working within the Adult Acute
Care service line at Banner Ocotillo you will have the opportunity
to work with a team that is patient centered and committed to
providing an excellent work environment. You will implement,
evaluate, and document nursing care of your patients in accordance
with organizational policies.
Our full time night shift openings work three12-hour shifts per
week from 7:00pm-7:30am. You will also have the opportunity utilize
our self-scheduling tool for shift and weekend coverage. Enjoy an
18%-night shift differential and a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift
differential. Join our team!POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides nursing care under the direction and
supervision of a registered nurse and/or licensed physician, and is
accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self
or others who are under his or her direction. This position
observes, contributes to the plan of care, implements, reports and
documents patient care in accordance with department policies,
standard of care and state scope of practice. This position
utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills
necessary to contribute to the assessment of data and to plan,
provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and
developmental age of assigned patients.
1. Observes, compiles and reports the patient's physical,
psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental,
cultural and discharge planning needs. Reviews available
information obtained by health care team members.
2. Contributes to plan of care under direction of registered nurse,
including the discharge plan, utilizing assessment data and
patient, family and health team input. Considers the physical,
cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age specific and educational
needs of the patient in the plan of care. Plans care in
collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Reviews
plan of care to reflect changing patient needs and provides input
for updates as needed.
3. Implements care based on delegated interventions identified in
care plan and medical orders, within scope of practice. Provides
care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care, in
compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and
regulatory agency requirements. May delegate and provide
supervision in the provision of care to non-licensed personnel, in
accordance with state scope of practice. Promotes continuity of
care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers
the status of patients for whom care is provided.
4. Reports condition of patient, including signs and symptoms which
may be indicative of change in the patient's condition to the
registered nurse and/or physician. Observes and reports patient
progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with
other health care team members. Observes and reports patient's
response and the effectiveness of patient teaching.
5. Documents observation, implementation and data in the patient
record. Documentation reflects objective/subjective data, nursing
interventions and patient's response to treatment. Notes physician
orders accurately and in a timely manner.
6. May plan, organize, develop and coordinate the completion of
documentation and the input of patient assessment data as required
by federal regulation. Maintains, updates and revises required
documentation according to patient changes in condition, as
regulated by federal and/or state guidelines. Effectively
communicates and coordinates with members of the interdisciplinary
team regarding appropriate functional/care level and transition to
another level. Performs audits related to the reimbursement
documentation and the quality management process. Reviews audit
results and presents summary information for management utilization
7. May coordinate the admission process including new resident
evaluations. Provides verbal and written communication to
residents, families and referrals sources regarding the process for
admission to the center. Facilitates problem solving with
residents, families, referral sources, insurance companies and
8. This position works under supervision, prioritizing data from
multiple sources to provide quality care and support to the patient
and family. Incumbents work in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful
environment with a strong focus on customer service. Interacts with
staff at all levels throughout the facility, as well as patients,
families and physicians.
Must possess a current, valid LPN or LVN license in state of
practice, temporary LPN or LVN license in state of practice, or
compact LPN or LVN licensure for current state of practice. BLS
certification is required. Additional certification or continuing
education may be required based on area of practice. Completion of
a state approved IV therapy program may be required in certain
facilities and/or departments in accordance with state scope of
practice, regulatory requirements or facility/ department
Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year
experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must
include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months
as a LPN or LVN in the specialty area. Employees working for Banner
Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess
an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and
maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
Experience in designated clinical area is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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