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    About the Position: The Pediatric Unit provides care for acutely ill patients with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. This position requires performing rotating shift work. The selected applicant for this position can expect periods of prolonged walking and standing, as well as lifting, bending, and stooping. Work performed for this in a hospital where exposure to contagious and infectious disease is common.

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    Responsibilities

    • Perform a variety of LPN duties to include, but not limited to, assessing acutely ill patients patients along with planning and implementing their patient care plans.
    • Administer intravenous fluids and medications to patients.
    • Review data from special equipment to track patient heart rates, blood pressures, breathing and other vitals.
    • Follow proper nursing standards and protocols for treatment as well as assist with ordering diagnostic tests as needed
    • Act as the patient advocate and collaborate with fellow members of the medical care team.
    • Provide education and support to the patients and their family members.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

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    0620 Practical Nurse

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