Renown Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Reno, Nevada

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Requisition id: 137705

Department: 740140 Rehab and Pain Management Unit

Facility: Renown Skilled Nursing

Schedule: Full Time – Eligible for Benefits

Shift: Day

Category: Nursing

Location: Sparks, NV

Position Purpose:

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, this position provides necessary care to assist the patient to achieve optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of the nursing process and in accordance with department policies and procedures and the Nevada State Board of Nursing Practice Act.

The incumbent provides comprehensive nursing services to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients; including their families/caregivers. This position provides direct patient care.

Nature and Scope:

Under the supervision of Registered Nurse, this position has the authority to organize and prioritize assignments. The LPN should make decisions regarding the basic care of the patient within the scope of his/her education and training in accordance with the Nevada State Board of Nursing Practice Act.

Challenges to this position are delivery of patient care complicated by new techniques, paperwork and fluctuations in staffing and patient needs. Supporting the family or those significant to the family are considered part of patient care.

This requires basic nursing knowledge and ongoing growth and learning. The incumbent must possess analytical skills which allow them to feel comfortable with responsibility, digest complex ideas, weigh different positions and develop solid reasoning behind choices.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements – Required and/or Preferred

Education:

Requires the ability to read, write and speak English. Appropriate education to obtain and maintain Licensed Practical Nursing licensure in the State of Nevada.

Experience:

None

License(s):

This position requires current State of Nevada Licensed Practical Nurse license and current CPR certification. IV certification preferred.

Certification(s):

Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.