LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopedics Clinic
Location: Lake Geneva
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to
patients in the clinical setting by performing the following duties
supporting the nursing philosophy. May be required to work
alternate shifts and weekends as necessary at some clinic settings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Rooms and prepares patient for examination and procedures
Collects patient data and documents in the medical record.
Assists with procedures, examinations and testing as needed.
Reviews physician's orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with
Documents services provided in the medical record.
Provides patient treatments as ordered.
Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or
treatment to the RN.
Administers specified medications as allowed by policy and
procedure, licensure, and State Practice Act.
Reinforces patient teaching provided by Provider and RN.
Provides basic healthcare instruction to family and patient.
Performs EKG's and simple lab tests.
Performs venipuncture to collect blood specimens.
Participates in QA & I.
Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited LPN Program.Experience in clinical
Licensed as an LPN in the State of Illinois or Wisconsin depending
on where the services are performed.Approved CPR or BLS
certification required within 90 days.TACT within 90 days (per
Special Physicial Demands:
Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment and assist with
medical procedures. Able to lift, restrain and ambulate patients.
Position requires the employee to frequently stand, walk, handle,
finger, feel, reach, talk, and hear. Occasionally sit, climb,
balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and smell. Vision
requirements include frequent close vision, color vision, and
occasional distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and the ability to adjust focus. This is considered heavy work.
This position requires the employee to frequently exert 25 to 50
lbs of force and occasionally 50 to 100 lbs of force.
Keywords: Mercyhealth, Kenosha , LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopedics Clinic, Healthcare , Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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