Mary Greeley Medical Center LPN in Ames, Iowa
Provides Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to all referred patients. Administration and monitoring of oxygen therapy. Works collaboratively with all other disciplines at assigned center.
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.
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: