Be part of a new model, bringing Licensed Practical Nursing into our complex acute care setting!
At DMC Sinai-Grace, you are surrounded by a team with the same commitment to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time. You will contribute to the strong and distinctive history of nursing practice, across all 8 tertiary care and community hospitals at the DMC, while working beside top clinicians representing every specialty.
DMC Sinai-Grace ....
Why DMC and DMC Sinai-Grace?
Care for patients with complex, specialized and rare diagnoses
Supporting and/or leading research to improve the health and well-being of patients in our care
Working in a high-tech and high-touch environment
Working within multidisciplinary teams
Grow your nursing career in the complex acute care setting of DMC
Opportunities to specialize and grow professionally within one healthcare system
Join an organization whose management team listens and is committed to shared governance through its hospital-based professional nurse councils
DMC is an active partner in Detroitâ��s resurgence and transformation and has a rich legacy of proudly delivering care for more than 150 years. Detroit Medical Center is a part of Tenet Healthcare, a national Fortune 500 health system, and works to move health forward by helping people live happier and healthier lives.
JOIN OUR TEAM!
We offer a competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k with match.
Opportunities for tuition assistance support for pursuing ADN and BSN.
To view our openings, you may visit www.dmc.org/jobs or contact:
LPNRecruiter Ashley Whitman Prices at firstname.lastname@example.org, 313/578-2036
The Licensed Practical Nurse is a member of the patient care services team with primary responsibilities for technical, multi-skilled direct and indirect patient care activities. The LPN is assigned to support and work under the supervision of a registered nurse who delegates tasks based upon patient needs and LPN skills and abilities. The registered nurse delegates medication administration per policy to the Licensed Practical Nurse. The LPN will report all deviations from expected patient parameters to the registered nurse.
1. Collaborates and cooperates with care team members to ensure consistency and quality of care and promotes productive employee relations among staff members. Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and objective of continuous improvement, team work and the mission, vision and values of the DMC.*
2. Performs a variety of basic patient care activities under the direction of a registered nurse which may include, but are not limited to, performing designated respiratory procedures (e.g., aerosol treatment, cough and deep breathing exercises, meter dose inhalation treatments, tracheotomy care and pulse oximetry); maintenance locomotion (gait belt ambulation); maintenance functional activities (e.g., range of motion procedures, assisting in bed/chair repositioning; turning, placing and removing prescribed splints and transferring); specimen collection; phlebotomy; dressing changes; performing EKG's; initiation, set-up, maintenance or discontinuation of peripheral IV lines; maintain eternal tubes; urinary catheterization; suctioning; blood glucose monitoring; assisting with post mortem care; etc.*
3. Assists the registered nurse by gathering data on patient conditions, direct patient observation, obtaining vital signs, recording oral intakes, monitoring input and output, weighing patients, recording/charting patient information and interacting with patient and family members. Reports changes in patient medical and/or emotional condition to the registered nurse. Documents interventions and patient responses according to policy. Assists nursing personnel in responding to various emergency patient situations.*
4. Prepares and administers oral, rectal, topical, and injectable medications to patients per policy and procedure; observes patient response to medication; records unexpected reactions and reports them to the registered nurse.*
5. Assists patient in activities of daily living by feeding, bathing, toileting and other personal hygiene regimes.*
6. Assists in the training/orientation of other licensed practical nurses, associates and care team members as directed.*
7. Follows all departmental policies, procedures and objectives; continuous improvement initiatives; safety environmental and infection control standards.*
8. Demonstrates sensitivity to patient comfort and privacy and expresses interest in patient progress. Answers questions from patients and their families and explains procedures and processes within the scope of their training/abilities. Maintains confidentiality.*
9. As required by unit needs, performs general clerical duties which may include, but are not limited to, answering telephones and call lights, greeting patients and visitors, paging professional staff, ordering equipment, etc.*
10. As required by unit needs, performs various support service duties which may include, but are not limited to, ensuring adequate stock of patient care linens and other supplies; transporting patients, specimens and/or supplies; ; making beds; removing trash; assisting patients with menu selections; passing and picking-up of trays, snacks, water and other fluids; setting-up and removing various pieces of equipment, etc.*
11. Enhances personal growth through participation in workshops, educational programs, in-service meetings and reviewing current literature. Shares joint accountability (with the institution) for maintaining competencies.*
12. An LPN may perform only under the supervision of an RN, physician, or dentist. The practice of a licensed practical nurse is a health professional sub-field of the practice of nursing; as such, LPNs may not delegate tasks to or supervise other licensed or non-licensed health professionals.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.*
* The essential functions of this job include but are not limited to those marked with an asterisk. ** Nursing Leadership has reviewed the job description and the expectations, orientation and competencies are aligned with the Michigan Board of Nursing Scope of Practice for a LPN. *** This Job Description can not be altered without approval of the Michigan Market CNO Group.
1. High school diploma or GED.
2. Graduation from an accredited LPN program.
3. Licensed as a practical nurse by the state of Michigan.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105002815
About DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.