Prairie Lakes Healthcare System
Telemetry Tech or LPN (FT)
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Full Time (0.9)
Assists Registered Nurse staff and physicians by performing direct and indirect patient care as delegated by the RN or Physician and within the scope of practice of the LPN. Performs unit secretarial and telemetry technician tasks.
Responsibilities - Provides direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process in providing patient care. Performs secretarial duties: answering phones, placing calls, order entry, logging patient information. obtaining old records, entering charges and telemetry technician tasks. Assists with cleaning of patient treatment areas. Restocks and orders supplies for patient treatment areas, kitchenettes, nursing station and supply carts. Cleans instruments and utensils and delivers to sterile processing department. Observes and reports changes in patient's physical and emotional condition. Performs medication administration and technical skills withing the scope of practice of an LPN, such as insertion of IV's and NG's. Provides education and reviews dischage instructions for the patient and family.
Education and/or Experience
Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nurse Program and a minimum of three months experience as a telemetry technician. Holds or is eligible for current licensure in the State of South Dakota. CPR required.
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