LPN II - Cath Lab

Mercy Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids

Job Description

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care through participation in the interdisciplinary team; the LPN performs designated procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Ensure that accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families, and co-workers at hand offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome .

Makes observations and collects data on assigned patients and provides input into the plan of care based on the information collected.

Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to implement and evaluate patient response to the plan of care .

Consistently communicates appropriate patient information to care providers, registered nurses and other members of the health care team in a timely manner.

Accepts telephone and verbal orders from physicians and mid-level providers .

Effectively organizes and prioritizes daily work and makes adjustments, taking into consideration the needs of the patient, department, physicians, and other staff.

Performs bedside nursing care under the direct supervision of an RN.

Provides expanded intravenous therapy under the direct supervision of an RN in accordance with the Iowa Board of Nursing scope of practice.

Responds appropriately to emergencies and life-threatening situations.

Performs various duties related to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including nursing (under supervision of RN in room), scrubbing, monitoring, and circulating.

Previous patient care tech or LPN experience preferred.

Critical Care experience preferred.

Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association (required).

Currently licensed to practice as a practical nurse in the state of Iowa (required).

Obtain ACLS within 6 months of hire required by the department.

Employment Type

LPN II - Cath Lab FEATUREDCardiovascularCedar Rapids, IAFull Time, Day, M-F during day and on call hours. Every third weekend on call Req # 15316This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care through participation in the interdisciplin