LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse - Coping Center - Full Time - Afternoons
Posted on: August 7, 2022
OverviewThe Registered Nurse provides nursing care to
individuals and groups which require specialized knowledge,
judgment, and skill derived from the principles of biological,
physical, behavioral, social, spiritual/cultural, and nursing
sciences. The Registered Nurse functions within the full scope of
nursing practice as noted by the Board of Nursing of their
designated state for which they are practicing in addition to
compliance with any of the hospitals accrediting
bodies.Full-TimeLevel: MidTravel: NoSuccessProfileWho is the ideal
Promedica employee? We're looking for people to join our team who
are motivated by making an impact and doing meaningful work.
Multi-tasker 8Additional success profiles:
Detail oriented, Flexible, Helpful, Patient, Responsible, Sincere,
Retirement & Savings Plan
Innovative Training Programs
Tuition AssistanceCareer Stability
Comprehensive Health CoverageJob RequirementsProMedica's Mission is
to improve your health and well-being. That's evident the minute
you walk through the doors of ProMedica Defiance Regional
Hospital.Located about 60 miles southwest of Toledo in Defiance,
Ohio, our facility was constructed in 2002 and designed to promote
a healing environment. It also has state-of-the-art technology and
private rooms that feel like a home away from home.Being a
community-based hospital, we also have a professional office
building where you'll find many primary and specialty doctors. In
addition, we're a critical-access hospital and accredited by the
Joint Commission, the industry leader in setting healthcare
standards. We're also an accredited Chest Pain Center and Level III
trauma center.A Licensed Practical Nurse functions under the
direction of a Registered Nurse to assist in the planning and
delivery of the care required for a patient or group of patients,
complying with established standards of practice in conjunction
with all members of the health care team.
- Demonstrates knowledge of depressive symptoms, suicide risk
factors, and indications of potential for violence to others.
Recognizes signs of hallucinations and delusions.
- Demonstrates therapeutic verbal and nonverbal communication
skills including, but not limited to clarity, proper timing, active
listening, attending, paraphrasing, utilizing silence, redirection,
kinesics (body movement), paralanguage (voice quality and
nonlanguage sounds), proxemics (use of personal and social space),
and touch. Demonstrates knowledge of components of therapeutic
- Knowledge of potential side effects and adverse effects of
psychotropic and anxiolytic medications.
- Provides supportive and educational counseling related to
stress management skills, communica tion styles, medication
management, and activities of daily living.
- Demonstrates knowledge of all aspects of the use of restraint
and seclusion (appropriate use, proper application, monitoring
according to policy and accurate/complete documentation.)
- Demonstrates therapeutic crisis intervention skills with the
acting out patient. Has knowledge of and utilizes de-escalation
techniques, i.e. appropriate responses to patient behavior level
"anxious/supportive; verbally acting out/verbal and directive;
physically acting out/physical response appropriate to situation;
cooling off/therapeutic alliance and debriefing of incident.
- Recognizes the importance of hearing, vision and mobility
problems in the care of the geriatric patients.
- Considers the developmental level when providing care to the
- Demonstrates ability to recognize positioning needs in
physically challenged patients.
- Uses appropriate methods to communicate with family/significant
others including tone of voice, inclusion in patient s care (with
patient s permission) as appropriate, and avoiding jargon. ::
- Graduate of an approved school of practical nursing.
- Currently licensed LPN in the State of Ohio, including required
documentation to administer medications.
- Maintains licensure, including continuing education to possess
- Basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral,
social, and nursing sciences.
- CPR certification (Healthcare Provider CPR).
- Demonstrates productive interpersonal and human relationships,
service orientation, and guest relations. ProMedica is a
mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization
headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion,
sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender
identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability,
military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or
marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category .
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment
Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an
accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please
contact Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace
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