GUNDERSEN HEALTH SYSTEM Licensed Practical Nurse Labor Delivery in LA CROSSE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing care for patients and families under the supervision and direction of the RN or provider. The need for direct supervision (defined as immediate availability to continually coordinate, direct and inspect at first hand the practice of another) vs. general supervision (defined as regularly to coordinate, direct and inspect the practice of another) is determined based on Standards of Practice and includes complexity of patients, competency, education, and etc. The LPN applies nursing knowledge and utilizes evidence-based practice in the demonstration of the following major responsibilities. Job Responsibilities Maintains competency and practices according to the Gundersen Health system mission and strategic plan, ANA and Nurse Practice Act. The LPN contributes to assessments through data collection, and observes and reports the patient's response to care as well as significant symptoms or changes in patient status. The LPN is responsible for following the Patient's Plan of Care, including the Clinical Practice Model (CPM) and standard collaborative practice, and to perform delegated patient care. (The functions of assessment, creation and revision of the plan of care may not be acts delegated to LPNs.) Incorporates the patient's/family's readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by an RN or provider in order to achieve optimal, age-specific and individualized care. The LPN can provide basic health care instruction. The LPN cannot initiate teaching or evaluate patient's response. The LPN provides direct patient care, assists with ADLs and encourages self-care, and administers prescribed treatment after verifying accuracy. The LPN documents nursing interventions and patient/family response. All aspects of care provided are documented accurately and in an appropriate and timely manner, and in compliance with organizational, regulator and professional standards and guidelines. The LPN participates with other health team members in meeting basic patient needs but does not delegate Performs other job-related duties as assigned. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: patient record systems Computer Systems/Software/Applications operate computer Communication excellent oral and written communication skills Communication answer telephone inquiries timely and effectively Communication communicate with ease on a professional level Communication effectively communicate in technical and lay language General - All Positions use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication General - All Positions perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others General - All Positions have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development General - All Positions work cooperatively with a wide variety of people Leadership decision-making skills Leadership use effective time management Leadership statistics and mathematics Reasoning/Decision Making appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own Reasoning/Decision Making cooperate Reasoning/Decision Making be professional, honest and have personal integrity Reasoning/Decision Making be flexible Reasoning/Decision Making develop new skills and keep abreast of new knowledge ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: