LPN (Nights) Nursing Home in Etowah, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Etowah, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2020

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Etowah Campus – Nursing Home –– Full Time– Night Shift position available. $7500 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE to qualified candidates Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting 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.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Completion of LP/LV Nurse program (Diploma or Associate’s) is required.
  • Current LPN license in the state of Tennessee or another compact state is required.
  • BLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required at the time of hire.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervisor. 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran