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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Springfield
Location: Springfield
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionUp to $10,000 Commitment Incentive BonusMercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Springfield is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Springfield, an inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Mercy, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the "Queen City of the Ozarks" who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Springfield metropolitan area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!Our Benefits:

  • Up to $10,000 Commitment Incentive Bonus
  • Various shift availabilities
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement
  • Low nurse-to-patient ratios
  • Expansive benefit package including PTO plan, 401k + Match, and insurance coverage
  • Professional development and advancement opportunities
  • Targeted approach to career development
  • Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
  • Superior quality patient outcomesWhat you will do in this role:
    • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age and clinical condition of the patient
    • Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient rehabilitation patients
    • 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 assessments
    • 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
    • Other duties as assigned Qualifications
      • Graduate of accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse program
      • Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
      • CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred
      • IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly preferred
      • Minimum six months' Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred
      • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skillsMercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Springfield provides inpatient rehabilitation services for patients recovering from strokes, brain or spinal cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions. Our rehabilitation hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) as well as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for inpatient rehabilitation. Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Springfield was nationally ranked in the top 6% of rehab hospitals for 2017.

Keywords: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Springfield, Springfield , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Springfield, Missouri

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