LPN (Nights) Senior Care in Athens, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Athens, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2020

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

LPN- Gero Psych – Etowah Campus – Full-time - Night Shift- position available. $7500 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE for those who qualify

 

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) required.
  • LPN/LVN License in the State of TN or another compact state required.
  • BLS required through AHA or ARC
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

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