Licensed Practical Nurse

Trinity Health Corporation Silver Spring, MD
Department:

MD140_17551 Acute Hemodialysis

Expected Weekly Hours:

36

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

General Summary:

Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating the nursing care to a specified group of patients.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse

BLS trained

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Successful completion, according to hospital policy, of the Pharmacology review and test given by Holy Cross Hospital within the probationary period

Demonstration of competence in administering medications according to Holy Cross Hospital standards within the probationary period

Certified in IV therapy according to Holy Cross Hospital policy within the probationary period.

Reads, writes, speaks, and comprehends the English language.

Must be able to push, pull, and lift patients with assistance as appropriate. Must be able to push, pull, and lift patient care equipment. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.

Must have visual accuracy and auditory acuity.

Must be able to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately.

Working Conditions:

May be required to lift a minimum of 35 pounds as determined by the nature of the nursing unit. Must be able to push, pull, lift patients. Must be able to push, pull, lift, and move patient care equipment, i.e.: beds/stretchers. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel. Must be able to utilize a computer for periods of time throughout the shift, dependant upon the specific position.

Reporting Relationship:

Directly supervised by and accountable to the Director, Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, Team Leader, or Registered Nurse for work direction.

Assumes accountability and responsibility for the work direction of other licensed practical nurses, graduate LPNs, LPN's, Nursing Assistants, Patient Care Technicians, Health Unit Coordinators, and others as assigned.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.