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Bon Secours Mercy Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Labor and Delivery Mercy Health St. Joseph - Part Time in Youngstown, Ohio

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

PART TIME - 24 HRS/WK

JOB SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the direction of a RN and with his/her team partner(s) to provide direct patient care. As a member of the Statement: Patient Care Team, the LPN is trained to perform a wide range of essential patient services including designated medication/intravenous administration.

The LPN performs a variety of basic age-specific duties to assist in the care of the patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN). All clinical care will be done under the direction of the RN who has determined appropriate tasks for delegation. The LPN makes observations as directed by the RN and reports deviations to the RN. Under the direction of the RN, the LPN delegates nursing tasks to non-licensed personnel.

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma/GED

Current LPN license in State of Ohio (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Meets Hospital continuing education requirements, assesses own knowledge, maintains professional growth/development, participates in seminars and workshops to improve knowledge and skills.

EXPERIENCE:

Orientation program is provided

Computer literacy

BLS certified by American Heart Association

Additional Qualifications

Every other weekend - every other holiday

Basic Life Support required

Scrub nurse for C-sections done in department (will train on unit)

Education Qualifications - List the minimum education, training, and experience required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Required Minimum Education:

2 Year/ Associates Degree

Specialty/Major:

Nursing

Preferred Education:

4 year/ Bachelors Degree

Specialty/Major:

Nursing

Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.

Licensure/Certification Required:

Current nursing license in the State of Ohio and/or Kentucky BLS, ACLS, PALS and any other unit specific certification requirement

Licensure/Certification Preferred:

Hold national certification in clinical specialty or leadership within 6 months of eligibility

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience: 1yr of nursing experience preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Performs repetitive tasks/motions; Hears alarm bells, telephone, and other sounds; Hears normal conversation; Have good manual dexterity; Have good eye-hand-foot coordination; Have clarity of vision: Near (< 20”); Have clarity of vision: Mid (> 20” – 20’); Distinguish colors

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Please indicate the activity’s level of frequency that applies to this position using the following frequency scale:

1 = Not at all within shift (0%)

2 = Occasionally within shift (1-33%)

3 = Frequently within shift (34-66%)

4 = Continuously within shift (67-100%)

Standing = 3; Walking = 2; Sitting = 1; Balancing = 2; Reaching above head = 3; Lift/Carry > 50 lbs < 100 lbs. = 4; Climbing = 1; Bending = 2; Twist at Waist = 3; Push/Pull with force < 50 lbs = 2; Reaching above shoulder = 2; Lift from floor level up = 2; Crouching/Squatting = 2; Crawling = 1; Kneeling = 3; Push/Pull with force > 50 lbs = 3; Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. = 2; Lift from waist = 1

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Reads and interprets written/oral instructions; Sets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independently; Defines and understands issues and problems; Examines data and draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding; Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications; Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit; Organizes thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology; Must be flexible and able to adapt to change

WORKING CONDITIONS

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur; General office environment - works generally at a desk in a well-lighted, airconditioned office area, with moderate noise levels; May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids; Potential exposure to infectious organisms; May have periods of constant interruptions; Prolonged periods of working alone may occur

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:

24

Work Shift:

Days/Evenings (United States of America)

Department:

Labor and Delivery - St. Joseph

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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