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Mary Greeley Medical Center LPN in Ames, Iowa

  • Position Summary

  • Provides Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to all referred patients. Administration and monitoring of oxygen therapy. Works collaboratively with all other disciplines at assigned center.

  • Position Responsibilities

  • Unit Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Preparation of all patients referred for treatment

  • Participates in department’s quality improvement plan and assists in collecting data used for Quality Assurance & Education

  • Document all care provided accurately & completely according to hospital and department policy

  • Provide patient / family education/education materials to include: o Assessment of learning needs, abilities and readiness to learn o Documentation of teaching activities o Provision of instruction as appropriate, e.g. equipment, activities after treatment

  • Collaborate with other clinical disciplines in developing plan of care

  • Provide hyperbaric chamber operations and maintenance/cleaning as required

  • Maintain competencies, continuing education and certificates as required

  • All patient treatment notes to be entered into RHX’s EMR system

  • HIPAA Compliance – complies with all of the Privacy and Confidentiality Policy and Procedures

  • Adheres to all Patient Safety Initiatives and Infection Control Procedures as outlined in the hospital’s safety manual. Appropriate usage of Hospital resources, supplies and equipment

  • Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):

  • LPN Licensure required.

  • Mandatory Reporter training within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • None Specified

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Skill in effective oral and written communication in English.

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic, algebra, statistics, and their applications.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Active Listening skills, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Ability to manage one’s time effectively.

  • Ability to pursue and foster a sense of team and partnership across all disciplines.

  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

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