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Cleveland Clinic LPN Ambulatory in Akron, Ohio

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) you will provide top-quality patient care to diverse populations of patients under the direction of one of our registered nurses, physician, optometrists, and/or podiatrists. As part of this collaborative team, you will be performing patient care activities, documenting patient care, administering medication, observing patients' health, and maintaining/restocking medical equipment and supplies.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:

  • Has a current Ohio license as an LPN M-IV or LPN Meds certification.

  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic.

  • Thrives in a team environment.

  • Provides care with compassion, empathy, and patience.

  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who seeks to enhance their nursing skills through learning opportunities and professional development.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects and documents objective and subjective data and observations about the patient.

  • Contributes observations and health information to the nursing assessment and reports all data to the RN or authorized directing health care provider.

  • Implements the current plan of nursing care at the direction of the RN, or the medication or treatment authorized by the authorized directing health care provider.

  • Documents and verbally communicates the patient's response to the nursing plan of care, or the medication or treatment including observing patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments and performing routine laboratory tests.

  • Contributes to the revision of the nursing plan of care

  • Provides education and information to patients and family members.

  • Maintains professional growth and development within nursing field.

  • Participates in the departmental orientation of new employees in a positive manner, shares knowledge, experiences, and provides guidance when assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical Nursing.

Certifications:

  • Current Ohio License as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).‚Äč

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions.

Work Experience:

  • One year of patient care experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good hand-eye coordination, involves extensive standing walking and occasional lifting.

  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

  • Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

  • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.

  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

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