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LPN Student- SSM - Madison

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Healthcare•Madison

Description

  • Under direct supervision of an LPN or RN, assists in performing a variety of nursing care services for patients.


Requirements

  • Interested in advancing their career in the healthcare field
  • Passionate about providing exceptional care to patients
  • Able to commit to a total of 40 hours per week during training. (hours are a combination of school and work)
  • Able to commit to working a minimum of 24 hours per week after completion of the program
  • Wisconsin resident
  • Reliable transportation to commute to SSM Clinics and hospitals
  • Current nurse aide certification or completion of nurse aide training through a WI technical college
  • Your obligations:
  • Exceptional attendance for coursework and onsite learning
  • 24 months of employment with SSM, working a minimum of 24 hours per week (after completion of the program)
  • Register for and pass NCLEX upon graduation from program
  • Cost of the licensing exam
  • Cost of Scrubs
  • Miscellaneous equipment needs such as stethoscope
  • Education:
  • Current enrollment in an accredited school of nursing
  • Experience:
  • No experience required
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.
  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Required Professional License And/Or Certifications:
  • State of Work Location: Wisconsin
  • Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • CNA certification or training as Nurse Aide through a WI Technical program
  • Licenses / Certifications:
  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA)

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • Contributes to overall quality and safe care for patients by answering patients’ calls for help, taking their vital signs, and monitoring their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration as measured by patient satisfaction, quality audits, direct observation.
  • Creates a positive patient experience by assisting patients with their activities of daily living including assisting with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds as measured by patient satisfaction quality audits and direct observation.
  • Contributes to quality care and safety by assisting and performing procedures such as performing dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
  • Contributes to exceptional patient satisfaction by establishing a compassionate environment, timely responses to patients' needs, open communication and providing emotional and psychological support.
  • Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.
  • Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.
  • Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.
  • Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.
  • Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Madison