LPN - Med Surg PRN in Mayfield, KY at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Job Summary
As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Essential Functions

Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collection data for analysis by an RN.

Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care. May administer medication. Documents patient care given.

Assists RN with development of plan of care.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

Monitors, documents, and communicates patient’s status and reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and families.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Review and comply with LifePoint Code of Conduct and all relevant Company and division policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Associates degree required. Graduate of a Program in Discipline required.

 

Required Skills

 

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) Required, PALS or PEARS within 6 months of hire. IV Certified Licensed to work in the State of Kentucky


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