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Carle Foundation Hospital LPN - Adult Medicine in Urbana, Illinois

LPN - Adult Medicine

  • Department: Adult Med/Geriatr - Windsor Rd

  • Entity: Carle

  • Job Category: Nursing

  • Employment Type: Full - Time

  • Job ID: 14361

  • Experience Required: None

  • Education Required: HS Diploma/GED

  • Shift: Day

  • Location: Urbana, IL

  • Usual Schedule: M-F 7:30a-4:30p

  • On Call Requirements: No

  • Work Location: Urbana Windsor Rd.

  • Weekend Requirements: No

  • Other Posting Information: $1,500 Sign On Bonus (for LPNs with 1 or more years experience) or

$1,000 Sign On Bonus (for LPNs with less than 1 year experience) - External Applicants Only

  • Holiday Requirements: No

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    Position Summary:

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assumes responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or other provider in patient care departments. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the LPN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.


    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS College Diploma Practical Nursing CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS) OTHER REQUIREMENTS Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others. Ability to work cooperatively and follow direction in order to meet the needs of the patient, family and department. Demonstrates clinical knowledge in providing care for patients.

    Essential Functions:

  • Provide direct nursing care to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse, midlevel provider or physician. Nursing care is guided by the provider orders and the nursing plan of care within the LPN scope of practice.

  • Reports patient response to care to registered nurse or other provider for evaluation, intervention and modification of the plan of care.

  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.

  • Collects and Processes specimens accurately

  • Changes dresses, inserts catheters

  • Administer medication via oral/injection/inhalation

  • Perform Bladder scans

  • Medication Refills within scope

  • Complete forms (appeals, prior authorizations, MRI screens)

  • Patient Teaching

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.