Job Posting: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): Total Joint Center (Full Time: 12 Hour Shifts)
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Medical Unit
Shift: 12 hour shifts
Job Number: JO-2301-48177
Date Posted: 1/26/2023
Categories: Licensed Nurses
Washington Regional Medical Center is looking for LPNs for our Medical Surgical department.
If youre an LPN looking for more than just a job, you belong at Washington Regional! At Washington Regional, the work you do matters to your patients and to us. And we believe caring for our team members is just as important as caring for our patients. Youll receive the support and resources needed to advance your career at the #1 hospital in Arkansas.
The Medical Surgical department has 116 private patient rooms that provide care to patients ages 16+ and serves general medical patients, including hospice and oncology patients, surgical progressive and post-surgical patients, including those in our Total Joint Center, which is a specialized unit dedicated to caring for patients who have received hip, knee and shoulder joint replacements. This fast-paced environment allows LPNs to strengthen foundational skills and provides opportunities for specialization in areas such as oncology, post-surgical care and surgical progressive care.
All new hires will be assigned a dedicated preceptor during their orientation process. There is a dedicated unit-based educator, and a dedicated RN clinical coordinator provides support during each shift.
Provide high quality, patient focused care to assigned patients by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; recommending necessary adjustments; and following hospital and nursing division`s philosophies and standards of care.
Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations
Promote a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families
Assist in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals
Resolve patient problems and needs by using multidisciplinary team strategies
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by following procedures, rules and regulations
Serve a culturally and linguistically diverse patient population
You must have an Arkansas LPN license or be licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC.
Educational and Certification Requirements
Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program
CPR certification required
ACLS certification preferred but not required
Professional bedside manner
Knowledge of infection control practices
Medication administration experience
Ability to work with a team
Ability to multi-task
Good listening skills
Excellent verbal communication skills
About Washington Regional
Our mission is to improve the health of people in the communities we serve through compassionate, high-quality care, prevention, and wellness education.
Washington Regional Medical System is a community-owned, locally governed, non-profit organization located in Northwest Arkansas. We employ 3,300+ team members and serve the region with a 425-bed medical center, over 50 clinic locations, the areas only Level II trauma center, and five Centers of Excellence - the Washington Regional J.B. Hunt Transport Services Neuroscience Institute; Washington Regional Walker Heart Institute; Washington Regional Women and Infants Center; Washington Regional Total Joint Center; and Washington Regional Pat Walker Center for Seniors.
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