Licensed Practical Nurse - Single Room Maternity Care Unit - Evening/Night Shift

Lebanon, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 64146

Full Time (72 Hours Biweekly)

Evening/Night Shift - 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Every 3rd Weekend

Holiday Rotation

 

 

Job Description:

 

Under the supervision of a registered professional nurse, provides nursing care to patients at an advanced level of practice. Takes patient vital signs, assists with procedures/examinations, administers medications, assists patient with activities of daily living (bathing, feeding, etc.) and instructs patients and their families in appropriate care.  Performs the role of scrub technician for operative procedures.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Under appropriate supervision, administers and controls narcotics and medications.
  • Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including bathing, dressing, eating, changing bed linens and bed pans and positioning.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards.
  • Helps patients get into and out of chairs, lifts patients, raises patients in beds, and turns the patients.
  • Checks patient's vital signs.
  • Charts results of various tests.
  • Monitors medical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel.
  • Prepares patients for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment.
  • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Arranges for patients' ordered diagnostic and therapeutic services.
  • Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members.
  • Ensures accurate maintenance of patients' medical records and that patient records are treated as confidential information.
  • Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.

 

Scrub Technician Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Reviews surgeon preference lists to anticipate the need for instruments, equipment, supplies, and pharmacological agents for the cesarean section.
  • Plans and prepares for surgical intervention based on the age-specific needs of the patient and the needs of the surgeon.
  • Assists during the cesarean section under the direct supervision of the surgeon.
  • Monitors the surgical field on a continual basis to assure aseptic technique is maintained.
  • Performs counts for sponges, sharps, and instruments per operating room policy for each surgical procedure.
  • Handles specimens, medications, and irrigation solutions on the surgical field per operating room policy.
  • Participates in “turn over” of assigned room following each surgical procedure.
  • Cares for equipment and instruments in accordance with policy, procedure, and manufacturer recommendations.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Current LPN license in Pennsylvania
  • BCLS Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification preferred
  • Minimum 2 years LPN experience
  • Previous scrub technician experience preferred

 

 

 

 

 

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Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
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