Hackensack Meridian Health

Licensed Practical Nurse - Pediatrics (Physician Practice)

Job ID
2023-132576
Department
Pediatric Sub_Jackson_JS
Site
HMH Physician Services, Inc.
Job Location
US-NJ-Jackson
Position Type
Part-time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
20
Shift
Day
Shift Hours
varies
Weekend Work
No Weekends Required
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
No Holidays Required

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better.

 

At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community.

 

Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

 

The primary role of the LPN is to provide clinical support, under the direction of the clinical supervisors and/or RN professional to ensure smooth patient flow and physician and patient satisfaction. Serves as a liaison between the patients and the provider. Administers medications and treatments as per RN orders and completes all assigned tasks.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a LPN at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in completing assigned treatments and procedures according to established standards and policies. Follows plan of care as directed by the RN and/or clinical supervisors. Examples may include but are not limited to:
    • a. Complies with appropriate physician orders.
    • b. Observes, reports and assists in meeting patient needs as per plan of care.
    • c. Records vital signs, intake and output other related responsibilities.
    • d. Supports/reinforces patient teaching and discharge planning.
    • e. Assists patients with personal hygiene, nutrition and daily activities.
    • f. Appropriately utilizes and cares for technical equipment and supplies.
    • g. Assists physicians with medical treatments, exams and surgical procedures appropriate to the unit.
  • Reports timely and accurate changes in the patient's condition, including a change in vital signs and/or blood sugars. Turns in assignment sheet for evaluation.
  • Adapts work schedule to meet the needs of the unit. Ensures adequate staffing needs are met through willingness to float.
  • Appropriately participates in emergent situations. Assists with and reassures patients and families.
  • Assignments are accurately completed with appropriate supervisory counseling.
  • Completes patient related activities within scheduled time periods.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, education, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned service area.
  • Appropriately completes data collection, plan of care and intervention of patient care. Utilizes data information systems appropriately.
  • Clinical practice accurately reflects Code of Ethics, Board of Nursing and the New Jersey Department of Health regulations, JCAHO and institutional policies and procedures and promotes professional ethics/standards.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs.
  • A strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers.
  • Dedication to ongoing education.
  • The ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus.
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Fluency in the Spanish language preferred

 

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • NJ Licensed Practical Nurse 
  • Current and valid BLS/CPR Certification by American Heart Association

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!   

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.