Licensed Practical Nurse - c2health

  • Saginaw, MI
  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Employer Direct
  • Full-Time - Days - 8a-5p
  • Nursing
  • Posted: February 11, 2020
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We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them.

Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital with 167 inpatient beds – 119 acute and 48 sub-acute. There are numerous outpatient programs as well as home and community services. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. 

Mission Statement
Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.

Diversity and Inclusion 
Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.

Mission Statement
Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.

Nursing Mission Statement:
Mary Free Bed Hospital’s Nursing Department personnel are dedicated to excellence in assisting persons who have experienced traumatic injuries and/or debilitating conditions to attain maximum functional ability, adaptation to an altered lifestyle, and optimal health.  Our approach to nursing care is individualized, holistic and family-centered.  As leaders of rehabilitation nursing care, we provide the highest quality progressive restorative patient care, and patient and family education and support, in a cost-effective manner.  We are committed to being the region’s clinical experts, as well as the educational and consultative resources in rehabilitation nursing.  We honor the dignity and worth of all persons.  Compassion, hope and creativity are the hallmarks of our services.  

Summary:
Responsible for making sure that clinics run smoothly.  Provides input to the Team in establishing a plan of care for the patients.  Assists Clinic RN's and Department Manager with a variety of technical skill and special projects. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs Clinic duties
  • Prepares Clinic charts.  Reviews charts for lab or x-ray orders and obtains outside information and films.
  • Directs clinic flow by putting patients in rooms.
  • Provides charts to therapists and physicians.
  • Obtains height, weight, and head circumference on pediatric patients.
  • Writes laboratory and x-ray orders as requested by physicians.
  • Obtains urine specimens and prepares patients for urologist examination.
  • Obtains blood pressure and pulse readings.
  • Arranges medical consultations, medical tests and surgery referrals as requested by the physician.
  • Arranges for Kidney studies on spinal cord injury patients, as requested by the physician.
  • Assists physician with intramuscular neurolysis.
  • Functions within the limits of the State Nurse Practice and abides by the standards, policies and procedures set forth by the Hospital and the Clinic.

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with patient transfers, as needed.
  • Orders Medical Supplies.

Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements):

  • Current Michigan LPN License.
  • Two years of clinical experience.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Maintains competency according to competency Program requirements.

Other Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Work experience in Rehabilitation (spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, scoliosis, and/or traumatic brain injury).

 

Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.

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