Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - PRN
Company: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Oklahoma City South
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Oklahoma City South is the second
rehab hospital in OKC that is a joint venture between Mercy and
Kindred Healthcare. It is a 36-bed rehabilitation hospital located
in the southern part of the city and will serve patients recovering
from strokes and other long-term illnesses or injuries and feature
specialized clinical programs.
This Licensed Practical Nurse position will work for both the Mercy
Rehabilitation Hospital Oklahoma City South and Mercy
Rehabilitation Hospital North.
Provides patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical
and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of
patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and
responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the
supervision of a registered nurse.
Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct
administration based on the age and clinical condition of the
Reduces the potential for medication errors by following correct
Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of
care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient
Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on
all patients and reassessments as per policy. Identifies and
initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions.
Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI
Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and
response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for
effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly
based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs.
Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves
patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.
Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the
patient and family regarding pain management.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that
optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/
health care errors.
Graduate of accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse
Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational
CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred.
IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly
Minimum six months' Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal
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