Mercy Health

  • Licensed Practical Nurse II

    Requisition ID
    2019-798415
    Category
    Nursing
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Evenings, Nights
    Department
    Med Surg
    Location
    US-MO-Carthage
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

     

     

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Overview

    Performs direct patient care activities within the scope of practical nursing preparation under the direct supervision of an RN. The LPNs practice must be consistent with the established guidelines of practice, the goals of Mercy Health System, the Philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy, the Missouri Nurse Practice Act, the code of Professional and Business Ethics, and the Co-Worker Code of Conduct.

    Qualifications:

    Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

     

    Education - Graduate of a State Board of Nursing approved Practical Nursing Program.

    Licensure -Current LPN licensure with the Missouri State Board of Nursing or current LPN Missouri temporary work permit.

    Other Requirements-Successful completion of an IV Therapy Administration course approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

    Certification-Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course within their probation period.

     

    Other skills, knowledge and requirements -Stand and walk most of the time on duty. Meet unit specific physical demands. Significant amount of bending and stooping, as well as lifting and turning patients with assistance. May be required to work differing schedules, shifts, days of the week, or work frequency according to patient care requirements. High risk exposure to blood and body fluids. Physical demands are attached plus push, pull, and grip up to 50 lbs., pinch up to 15 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally. Equipment use is unit specific.

     

    Preferred work experience :Six months LPN work experience

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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