Meridian Health Services
  • Portland, IN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Medical Services
  • Complete benefit package offered

Want to make a difference in someone's life?

Join the Meridian Health Services team serving the community for over 35 years. We are a progressive healthcare organization specializing in "whole person" health integrating physical, mental, and social well-being. 

Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a full time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in our Convenience Care located Jay County Hospital located in Portland, Indiana.  This is a 36 hour per week position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent service to our customers following Meridian Health's core values, customer services standards and behavioral expectations.
  • Provides technical nursing care to our customers.
  • Provides patient care as delegated and supervised by the RN.
  • Observances, reports and documents the patient's condition.
  • Reviews and follows the multidisciplinary pan of care.
  • Performs direct patient/family care providing for physical and emotional comfort of patient/families in accordance with the multidisciplinary plan of care.
  • Administers medication, following hospital policy, as prescribed, and documents response.
  • Must frequently work in a standing position and do frequent walking.
  • Must be able to lift and transfer patients up to six inches from a stooped position, then pushing or pulling the weight up to three feet.
  • Must be able to lift and transfer patients from a stooped to an upright position to accomplish bed to chair and chair to bed transfers.
  • Must be able to physically apply up to 10 pounds of pressure, to bleeding sites or in performing CPR.
  • Must be or have the ability to evaluate problem situations with judgment and discretion and report to RN.
  • Must be or have the ability to perform mathematical calculations in medication preparation and administration.
  • Must be or have the ability to manage several assignments simultaneously and appropriately prioritize based on caseload and patient needs.
  • Must be or have the capacity to document in clear and concise fashion with appropriate grammar and word usage.
  • Must be or have the ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, coworkers, supervisors and other hospital personnel on a one to one basis using appropriate grammar, vocabulary and word usage.
  • Must be or have the ability to respond and react immediately with unimpeded auditory perception of verbal/vocal instructions and auditory auscultation.
  • Must be or have the ability to respond and react to visual observation.
  • Must be or have the ability to quickly and accurately manipulate a keyboard.
  • Must be or have the ability to learn and proficiently perform computer applications related to department operations.
  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to delegate and accept delegation.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualities:

  • Current licensure as a practical nurse in the state of Indiana or current licensure as a practical nurse in another state with evidence of application for Indiana licensure required
  • Two (2) years experience as an LPN required
  • Urgent Care experience preferred

Meridian Health Services provides the following benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision plans
  • Merit based compensation plan
  • Voluntary benefits, including critical illness, short term disability, etc.
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Wellness plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life balance oriented organization

Drug screen, extensive background check, and fingerprinting are required.

Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.

 




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