Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Location: Gratiot, OH
TITLE: LPN (License Practical Nurse)

Are you contemplating a career shift?
Searching for a smaller community with a population of 25K, which provides a cost of living that is 18% lower than the national average and abundant recreational opportunities, all within an hour's reach of a major city.
If you are, then an opportunity awaits you to collaborate with an integrated healthcare system headquartered in east central Ohio that seeks an addition to their team.
This not-for-profit system boasts a workforce comprising of over 300 physicians and numerous outpatient care centers spread across the region.
Being the primary referral center and the largest provider in a six county region, the system offers a higher standard of care than what is typically available in such a community. Their services include open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II neonatal intermediate care unit, neurosurgery, and comprehensive cancer services.
They take pride in their rich history of serving the community and are committed to continuing their legacy of compassionate, trustworthy, innovative, and excellent care.

Administers skilled direct and indirect patient care to an assigned group of patients based on the patient’s care plan, while under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Strictly adheres to universal precautions and complies with infection control policies.
Executes assigned tasks delegated by and supervised by a registered nurse.
Provides warm and amicable patient care, under the direction of an RN.
Precisely records and documents measurements or readings.
Delivers prescribed medications as indicated/documented by prescribing physician.
Collaborates effectively with other care providers in the unit.
High school diploma or equivalent.
At least one year of prior experience.
Current Ohio LPN license.
Must be IV Certified.
Current CPR Certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of orientation. Some positions require additional certifications as well.
Effective oral and written communication skills, along with the ability to observe, assess, guide, and evaluate others.
Proficiency in collecting data, interpreting findings, setting priorities, and executing established plans.
Capable of reading, calculating, and preparing medication, as well as observing and analyzing any resulting reactions and applying clinical knowledge.
Other info:
There are several positions available, including positions at the Surgery Center on the day shift, the Main Hospital, and various Physician Offices.
The salary range is dependent on experience and position, with the Surgery Center LPN position paying between $21 per hour to $28 per hour, and the Physician Offices paying slightly less.
The facility offers a sign-on bonus of up to $7,500, disbursed in 3 annual installments of $2,500. They also provide a comprehensive benefits package and some relocation assistance.
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