BJC Careers

LPN, Orthopedics, Nights (With RN Educational Goals)

Columbia, MO
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1177935
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
 

.Orthopaedic Specialties is a 41 bed unit located on the 5th floor of the central and north towers specializing in total joint, spine and fracture care.


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Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including IV management, utilizing the nursing process, under the supervision of the RN.


Responsibilities

  • Implements treatments and procedures within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Performs patient assessment and evaluation with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.
  • Assists in developing and updating the plan of care with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.
  • Implements plan of care with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • LPN - IV Cert

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - 1 year or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer