Denver Health LPN Licensed Practical Nurse- Adult Psych in Denver, Colorado
Job Summary Under close supervision of an RN or Charge Nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with established plans. Assists RNs and Care Providers with procedures, medication administration, phlebotomy, and limited laboratory procedures. Minimum Qualifications Education: High school diploma or GED. Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurse.
Experience: Typically, one year directly related experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of appropriate charting procedures. Interpersonal communication skills to communicate with hospital staff and diverse patient population. Clerical skills. Ability to assist patient with personal hygiene. Ability to transport patients, specimens and supplies to and from various areas as necessary. Knowledge of IV introduction. Ability to monitor IVs on assigned patients once IV certification is received.
Certificate/License/Registration: Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR. Active Licensed Practical Nurse License in the state of Colorado or qualifying compact state. IV Certification (for Acute Care and Denver Sheriff Units). All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.
Area of Interest: Nursing
Shift Type: Varies
Requisition ID: 48104
Employment Type: Part-Time
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED