ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.
Essential daily duties include rooming patients, reviewing patient history and assessing the health status of patients by collecting and analyzing patient data. Staff will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes consistent with nursing standard specific to patient needs including patient call-back and the implementation of patient education tools and processors. LPNs will be required to perform general nursing duties including evaluation, planning, implementation and documentation of nursing care for an assigned population. Testing and administering medications within the nursing scope of practice is expected. It is required that each LPN is familiar with standard concept, procedures, and practices in nursing services. Employees will participate in performance improvement and CQI activities as necessary. Other duties may include assisting in office procedures, supply inventory management, cleaning and organizing exam rooms and equipment, scheduling and assisting in patient reception services and office coordinator duties as necessary. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals as well as healthcare consumers.
Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position.
- Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
- Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
- Drug and alcohol testing.
- Communication with companies obtaining our Occupational Health Services.
- Communication with Human Resources and Employee Health regarding employee drug and alcohol testing.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
- Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
- Knowledge of Infection Control, TB, Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazardous Waste plans.
- Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluations effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate.
- Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice.
- Communicates appropriately and clearly with all health care team members.
- Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
- Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
- Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
- Current LPN or RN Licensure in the State of Wyoming without restrictions.
- A minimum of two years nursing experience.
- Current BLS certification.
- ACLS certification, preferred.
- Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training, preferred
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- Current Audiogram certification or obtain certification within 12 months of start date.
- Demonstrate proficient phlebotomy skills.
- Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to effectively coordinate care in a complex practice model with highly interactive multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with competing demands on available resources which must balance to create patient-centered care. Work will include setting common goals, merging resources, providing education, and cross training roles.
- Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations.
- Ability to adequately asses and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non-pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
- Ability to communicate to company representatives and safety officers.
- Sound knowledge of computers & proficient level of skill.
- Delegation, prioritization and organizational skills.