LPN - Pain Management
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Western Reserve Hospital
Assists in providing and coordinating nursing care and managing resources in the delivery of care for patients, the family of patients and the community, with the goal of attaining, maintaining and restoring optimum health. Communicates with Registered Nurse and care team to assist with clinical planning and care of patients.
1.Education and Training
*Graduate of a school of practical nursing and current license to practice practical nursing in the State of Ohio.
*Authorized by the State of Ohio Board of Nursing to perform intravenous therapy procedures and administer medicines. Note, some ancillary and/or physician office sites may not require IV therapy authorization.
*EKG certification required within 90 days of hire/transfer for Med/Surg units.
*Per diem LPN's must have at least one year recent experience in the area of practice.
-Requires full range of body motion which may include handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination
-Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
-Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
-May require exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, and other potentially hazardous conditions common to a clinical environment, such as risk of falls, strains, etc.
4.Population Specific Competency
The incumbent will have the ability to effectively interact with populations of the patient (and his or her representative) with a sensitivity to the communication needs (other language, deaf or blind) and with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.
5.Commitment to Service Excellence, Coworkers and our Non-negotiable Standards
Committed to providing exceptional customer service to our patient and visitors. Committed to treating coworkers with respect and dignity and will follow our Non-negotiable Standards to ensure a consistent positive experience for all patients, employees and visitors.
6.Attendance and Punctuality
Adheres to the hospital attendance policy and will make every effort to consistently be punctual when reporting to work and during daily activities.