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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Lexington Clinic - FT Days

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Lexington Clinic - FT Days We are looking forthe best nurses tojoin our family.
If you are a truly great nurse who is looking for anoutstanding team, an amazing culture and a highly engaged leadership team,you've found it! Lafayette Regional Health Center is a critical access hospital, accredited byThe Joint Commission, located in historic Lexington, Missouri, 50 miles east ofKansas City.
This primary care hospital offers a comprehensive array ofservices in a small-town environment.
Patients enjoy the comfort of knowingthey're receiving quality healthcare in their hometown.
Lafayette RegionalHealth Center also owns and operates three physician clinics throughoutLafayette County.
Quality patient care isour priority, and we focus on the patient experience - in every department andwith every interaction.
We hire to fit our culture and our vision; compassion,integrity, drive, energy and focus are a few of the traits we lookfor.
Just a few of our Accreditations,awards, and certifications: National Organization ofState Office of Rural Health - Top Performance Leader in Quality by iVantagerecognition The Joint CommissionGold Seal of Approval - Hospital Accreditation The Joint Commission TopPerformer on Key Quality Measures - 2014 recognition Women's Choice Award -Emergency Care Award Our growth has led to aneed for compassionate, competent Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Lexington Clinic to provide bedside care to patients on a fast-paced unit with varyinglevels of acuity and medical need.
Under the supervision of a Provider, the LPN/LVN performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures.
These include: Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Provider.
Observes and documents patient status and reports patient condition.
Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications and/or treatments.
Dresses wounds and provides personal care.
Collects specimens, performs routine laboratory tests.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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Required Job Qualifications include: Current Missouri licensure as an LPN Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.
Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

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