Graduate Practical Nurse

Location
Denver, Colorado
Posted
Feb 25, 2024
Closes
Apr 14, 2024
Ref
61302624640
Specialty
Nurse
$5,000 sign-on bonus eligible position!

SEIU Local 105 - *$26.98 - 30.45

"May be entitled to translation/bilingual, shift or other wage premiums as governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Please refer to the respective collective bargaining agreement for additional information on such wage premiums: https://www.lmpartnership.org/local-contracts.

Job Summary:

Provides nursing care and services to patients/families under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or provider. Care is limited to activities that may be provided by unlicensed assistive personnel with demonstrated and documented competencies that do not require licensure.

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Contributes to ongoing patient data collection and documentation; identifies changes in patient status and reports changes to RN/Provider; implements patient care under the direction of the registered nurse or provider.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to apply the nursing process.

  • Performs nursing tasks as delegated by a registered nurse or provider that does not require licensure.

  • Demonstrates technical competence in basic nursing skills and use of basic patient care equipment.

  • Records data and nursing care activities in the medical record consistent with department and regulatory standards.

  • Supports nursing care by providing related services such as clerical support and patient transportation.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and application of infection control principles and standards, including patient, environment, and employee situations.

  • Reports incidents, work-related injuries, unsafe equipment or environment to management or other appropriate staff.

  • Participates as directed during emergency situations.

  • Performs administrative and other duties and accepts responsibility as assigned.

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