Licensed Practical Nurse

Department: Alex Central Health Center
Location: Miamisburg, OH

The LPN is responsible for providing general nursing care to patients of all ages, genders, cultures and backgrounds in the ambulatory care setting. In addition, laboratory and offices duties are performed as needed. The LPN plans and delivers care by adherence to established standards of nursing care and practices in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Patient/Customer Focus: Makes patients and their needs a primary focus of oneís actions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers; gains patient trust and respect; meets or exceeds patientís expectations. Core values of Patient-Focused Care: Timely scheduling, answering calls, refills and referrals; respect: compassion, empathy, caring, non-judgmental, focusing on one patient at a time, establish trust and ensure patient satisfaction. Compassionate Care : Treating patient as if they are our family/friends: Platinum Rule (Treat others the way they want to be treated), being kind and courteous, showing empathy and not passing judgment, showing patients respect, understand patientís limitations, demonstrating professionalism even under stressful situations.

Quality Orientation: Monitors and checks work to meet quality standards; demonstrates a high level of care and thoroughness; checks work to ensure completeness and accuracy.

Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills: Possesses, acquires and maintains the technical/ professional expertise required to do the job effectively. Demonstrates knowledge through problem solving, applying professional judgment and competent performance.

Communication and Teamwork: Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals. Works collaboratively with others, involves others, shares information as appropriate, shares credit for team accomplishments. Core Value of Collaborative Care: teamwork, closer co-worker communication, making best use of time, positive attitude.

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