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LPN - Inpatient Dayshift

Company: State of OK JD McCarty Center
Location: Norman
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

J.D. McCarty Center is looking for a LPN to join our team! Typical patient responsibility average is 6 but no more than 12. Significant support is provide to our Nursing staff by providing support staff (DCS) at a 1:1 or 1:2 ratio. You will be responsible for providing nursing care and treatments to developmentally disabled patients, birth-21 years. Our patients have a wide a variety of medical conditions. You will administer medication, monitor and record patient progress, and educate families and the patient as needed from 7am-7pm. Salary: $25.24 per hour plus shift differential and benefits. The ideal candidate will display compassion, education, proficiency and experience while assisting the patient. This critical role assists in creating and managing nursing care plans and will participate in the evaluation of current and future medical needs of the patient. Responsibilities: + Provide exceptional patient care - Maintain nursing standards while supporting patients with all applicable medical needs. Assess patients and create care plans that identify areas of improvement to ensure quality of care. Communicate with the patient, their family and members of the medical team to achieve the desired goals of the patient-care plan.. Completes patient assessments each shift to include review of patient's medications, physical status, and treatments given. Participates in the initiation, modification, and implementation of the patient's nursing care plans. Receives report from licensed nursing staff member regarding all information regarding patients' medical status, condition, progressions. Completes patients' charts using the PIE format and the EHR system. Attends consult appointments, field trips, and various recreational activities as part of the patients treatment plan. + Develop optimal relationships - Provide supervision, support and assistance to the Direct Care staff with services and interventions provided to our patients. Communicates medical information to and collaborates with the treatment team as part of the inter-disciplinary approach to patient care to best facilitate in meeting our patients medical, therapeutic and behavioral goals. Promotes team efforts in the commitment to improve our continuity of patient care. + Conduct administrative duties - Attend medical conferences and courses for ongoing care and education. Assist Nursing Administration via collecting data for the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement. This position is located on the Day shift and the hours are 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on a rotating schedule. This position has potential to earn 8 hours of extra pay every 2 weeks. Position has a minimum of 2 scheduled on-calls in a 6 week period and is eligible for shift differential! Requirements: + LPN with current license to practice nursing in the state of Oklahoma + Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds + Will serve a 1 year probationary period + Must be in good standing with the Oklahoma Board of Nursing + Must be able to pass COVID screener and participate in periodic COVID testing and protocols About J.D. McCarty Center: J.D. McCarty Center is a pediatric rehabilitation hospital for children with disabilities birth to 21 years of age. . We are a unique 36 bed hospital. Patient are admitted for a 30-day evaluation during which they are assigned a treatment team consisting of nursing unit, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nutritional services, social services, psychological services, behavioral analysis, and recreational therapy. Our 80-acre s campus includes a on-site elementary, intermediate, and high school which is staffed by Norman Public School teachers. Patients may continue treatment needs beyond the 30-days as an in-patient in habilitation status based upon progress or placement needs. J.D. McCarty Center benefits include: + Shift Differential+ Health Insurance Benefit allowance including Dental, Life, and Disability insurance + Optional insurance of Vision, Supplemental Life, Dependent Health, and Dependent Life + Insurance options available to customize your health and dental needs + Flexible Spending plans available + Defined Contribution Retirement Plan + 3 weeks of Annual Leave and 3 weeks of Sick Leave per year + 11 paid holidays per year + Longevity Bonus beginning on your 2nd year of employment + Employee Assistance Program a confidential resource regarding personal and family concerns Employees can also take advantage of other opportunities such as state employee discounts, continuing education, supplemental insurance plans, credit unions, on-site gym . Hear from our staff why this is a great place to work! by JazzHR

Keywords: State of OK JD McCarty Center, Norman , LPN - Inpatient Dayshift, Healthcare , Norman, Oklahoma

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