LPN – Outpatient Adult Behavioral Health

Cleveland Clinic

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Cleveland Clinic you will provide top-quality patient care to diverse populations of patients in our department. An LPN in this role is familiar with performing patient care activities, documenting patient care, administering medication, observing patients health, and maintaining/restocking medical equipment and supplies.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:

Demonstrates a strong work ethic.

Thrives in a team environment.

Provides care with compassion, positivity, and patience.

Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who seeks to enhance their nursing skills through learning opportunities and professional development.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. Thats why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, youll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, youll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

Responsibilities:

Performs patient care for patients of all ages and documents patient care as per policy and guidelines.

Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

Provides education and information to patients and family members.

Provides minor maintenance and restocking of equipment.

Maintains professional growth and development within nursing field.

Participates in quality initiative and process.

Participates in the departmental orientation of new employees in a positive manner, shares knowledge, experiences, and provides guidance when assigned.

Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times.

Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as outlined by JCAHO.

Follows Code Blue protocol as per Clinic Policy.

Other duties as assigned.

Education:

Graduate of an approved school of Practical Nursing.

Certifications:

Current Ohio License as an LPN M-IV or LPN Meds certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).

Complexity of Work:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.

Work Experience:

Two years of patient care experience.

Physical Requirements:

Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good hand-eye coordination, involves extensive standing walking and occasional lifting.

Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.

Medium Work – Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities