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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Verona
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description
$2,000 Commitment Incentive
UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly by Lifepoint Health in partnership with UW Health and UnityPoint Health - Meriter. A career at UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the "City of Four Lakes" who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Madison metropolitan area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
Our Benefits:

$2,000 Commitment Incentive Bonus
Various shift availabilities
Tuition assistance/reimbursement
Low nurse-to-patient ratios
Expansive benefit package including PTO plan, 401k + Match, and insurance coverage
Professional development and advancement opportunities
Targeted approach to career development
Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
Superior quality patient outcomes
Supportive leadership and culture

What you will do in this role:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age and clinical condition of the patient
  • Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient rehabilitation patients.
  • Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. - Identifies and initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions.
  • Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI assessments.
  • Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
  • Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. - Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. - Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Other duties as -assigned.
    Qualifications


Graduate of accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse program.
Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse.
CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred.
IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly preferred
Minimum six months' Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF-accredited for our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and Stroke Specialty Program.

Keywords: UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Madison , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Verona, Wisconsin

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