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Department: Med/Surg CT9A - CFH
Usual Schedule: 3, 12 hr shifts/wk 7p-7:30a
On Call Requirements: none
Job Category: Nursing
Work Location: Carle Foundation Hospital
Employment Type: Full - Time
Nursing Specialty: Medical/Surgical
Job Post ID: 21971
Secondary Job Category: Nursing
Experience Requirements: Not Indicated
Weekend Requirements: every other
Education Requirements: Technical/Vocational degree
Shift: Night
Location: Urbana, IL
Holiday Requirements: department rotation
Other Posting Information:

$2,500 sign-on bonus - External Applicants Only

Check out this job opening for Carle Providers: LPN - Med/Surg 9A Check out this job opening for Carle Providers: LPN - Med/Surg 9A

Job Description

When unit is full, LPN will work with RNs with highest acuity or will be paired with an RN who has a heavy patient load. When the UNL has patients, the LPN will be paired with the UNL to assist with the UNL patient load. LPN tasks may include oral meds, IV piggyback meds, trach care, dressing changes, documentation on assessments and care plans after the RN has completed the first assessment and initiated the care plan.

College Diploma Practical Nursing

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS)

None Specified

  • Passes all medications, hangs IV piggybacks and fluids, excluding IV Push meds.
  • Charts assessments on assigned patients, given that an RN has charted the initial assessment.
  • Charts on care plans, which the RN has opened. As needed will have RN open new care plans.
  • Communicates with physicians/APPs to receive orders and coordinate care for patient.
  • Complete dressing changes as needed.
  • Complete trach care as needed.
  • Insert and care for NG tube and feedings through NG tube.
  • Care for and change ostomy.
  • Reinforce education and discharge instructions.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: Positions are not available for remote work in the state of Colorado.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for Medical or Religious exemption will be permitted.


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