Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Part Time LPN Homecare - Nights

Akron, Ohio
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Night Job

Position Description:

The LPN provides a skilled level of care to select patients by monitoring physical condition, supporting and assisting with teaching initiated by the nurse case manager, and providing personal care to increase the level of comfort during the acute phase of illness. The Home Care LPN reports to the Clinical Supervisor. The LPN will have advanced skills/certification in medication administration.

 

Must have reliable transportation

Must be able to travel to patient homes

Variable night shift cases

Willing to train on vent/trache

 

Job Requirements:

Requires a current Ohio license as an LPN; requires graduation from an approved vocational nursing program; six month experience preferred in one of more of the following areas:: Geriatric care, Medical/Surgical, CCU, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Home Care or for newly graduated LPNs completion of a preceptorship until deemed competent in skills; NAPNES or OOPNES Certification; CPR Certification.

 

Eligible for benefits

Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel

Position requires working every other weekend

Vent/Trache experience preferred

 

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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