Company: Cleveland Clinic
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Works under the direction of a registered nurse or physician to
provide basic bedside care within prescribed limitations for
hospital patients of all ages. 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.
Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Euclid , LPN, Healthcare , Euclid, Ohio
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