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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransLicensed Practical Nurse MedSurg LPN
La Grange, IL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

Benefits from Day One

Paid Days Off from Day One

Career development and Advancement opportunities

Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT Shift: Night (36 hrs. / 6:45pm-7:15am biweekly weekends)

Location: 5101 WILLOW SPRINGS RD, La Grange, 60525

The role you’ll contribute:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the provision of nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients under the supervision/direction of the Registered Nurse. The LPN assists with implementation and administration of the nursing process relative to the medical and nursing plan of care. The LPN uses the nursing skills of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in their patient care delivery functioning within the scope of the licensed practical nurse within the State of Illinios.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Conducts a focused nursing assessment and contributes to the ongoing comprehensive nursing assessment of patients performed by the RN and assures the well-being of patients.

  • Collaborates in the development and modification of the RNs comprehensive nursing plan of care, and implements aspects fo the plan of care.

  • Participates in health teaching to promote, attain and maintain optimum health level of patient

  • Participates in the evaluation of patient responses to interventions

  • Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare professionals.

  • Administers medications via oral, topical, subcutaneous, intradermal and intramuscular, rectal and nasogastric/g-tube routes under the directions of RN and observes patients for effects, side effects, adverse reactions to medications. Add rectal and via nasogastric/g-tube

  • Performs activities related to peripheral intravenous therapy under the supervision of the RN

  • Performs point of care testing after competency and collects specimens

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including selfcare post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

  • The LPN shall not administer chemotherapeutic agents via intravenous routhes, start or add blood or blood components, administer medications via intravenous push or administer heparin in heparin locks.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Graduation from an approved practical nursing education program

  • Practical/Vocational Licensed Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Within the scope of this job, requires critical thinking, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Nursing

Organization: UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Great Lakes

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 24003797

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Great Lakes

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $21.84 - $32.76

  • Location: La Grange, IL

  • Job ID: 24003797

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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