Job Summary: As an Operating Room LPN, you will work as part of the surgical team to provide care for patients before, during, and after surgery. This may include pre-operative, operative, and post-operative activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.
Reports to: Departmental Nurse Manager
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and Licensed in the State of Arkansas as a Practical Nurse, certified in BLS.
Experience: One-year experience preferred.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
May assess patient needs, may plan and implement patient care activities in collaboration with RN
Documents on individual flow sheet and progress notes all pertinent and meaningful observations and information
Responsible for adhering to established standards of nursing practice, managing supplies and equipment under the direction of the Nurse Manager
Participates in computerized health information systems
Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner
Maintains nursing competencies
Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
Actively participate in all special events
Performs other duties as assigned
May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis