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LPN, Oncology/Neurology, Nights (Must Have RN Educational Goals)

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Holiday Rotation -
  • Weekend Option Pay Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1198040
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    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.
     

    The inpatient medical oncology unit is a part of the beautiful Stewart Cancer Center and is located on the 6th floor of the South Tower of Boone Hospital Center. This unit has 32 spacious, private rooms where the caring and compassionate staff provide care in an environment where the patient and the family are at the center. The staff receive specialty training for the care of the oncology patient, the administration of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments and in pain and symptom management. Many of the nurses are oncology certified (OCN) by the Oncology Nursing Society.


    Overview


    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.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - 2 years or more
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    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