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Cleveland Clinic LPN Meds Certified Hospital - PRN in Mayfield Hts, Ohio

Join Cleveland Clinic's Hillcrest Hospital where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. Hillcrest Hospital earned the No. 3 hospital ranking in Cleveland and the No. 4 hospital ranking in Ohio, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Here, you will work with and learn from some of our best caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will work under the direction of an RN or physician to provide basic bedside care within prescribed limitations for hospital patients of all ages. Your primary duties will include, but are not limited to observing patients, reporting abnormal findings or changes in patients' condition, collecting data for patient assessment, administering medication, and performing routine laboratory tests.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Thrives in a team environment.

  • Provides care with compassion and empathy.

  • Excels in a fast-paced environment.

  • Can critically think and problem-solve for patients' best interests.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.

  • Observes patients and reports any unusual conditions to professional staff.

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs routine laboratory tests.

  • Provides education and information to patients and family members.

  • Participates in the departmental orientation of new employees in a positive manner, shares knowledge, experiences, and provides guidance when assigned.

  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times.

  • Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as outlined by JCAHO.

  • Follows Code Blue protocol as per Clinic Policy.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program.

Certifications:

  • Current Ohio License as an Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN M-IV) certification upon hire.

  • Basic Life Support(BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).

  • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.

Work Experience:

  • NON PRN - Three months of on the job training to become familiar with policies, procedures, equipment, and techniques.

  • LPN - PRN positions.

  • Internal candidates must have a minimum of one year related nursing experience.

  • External candidates must have two years recent and related experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination.

  • Involves extensive standing and walking.

  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

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