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LPN License Practical Nurse - Stepdown

Company: Ascension
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Details
The ICU Step Down Unit is looking to fill a part time, day shift LPN position. - -Part time. - 24 hours a week. - - -Weekends and holidays per unit rotation. - - -Rotating shift. - Primarily days. - -
Benefits
Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community -*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.
Responsibilities
Provide care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

  • Contribute to the assessment of patients and assure the well-being of patients.
  • Administer medications and observe patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Perform laboratory tests and therapeutic services.
  • Educate patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
    Requirements
    Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
    • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. -Education:
      • High School diploma equivalency or 1 year of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.
        • Note: Required professional licensure/certification can be used in lieu of education or experience, if applicable.
          Why Join Our Team
          Ascension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000 compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve throughout Michigan. -Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states. -Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.
          Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
          Ascension Borgess is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
          For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
          http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
          EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
          Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. -This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

Keywords: Ascension, Kalamazoo , LPN License Practical Nurse - Stepdown, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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