MED/SURG LPN PRN in Henderson, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 2/28/2021

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Job Description

Maria Parham Health

Maria Parham Health in Henderson, NC has an opening for a LPN in our Med/Surg department. The Licensed Practical Nurse as supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

The LPN
  • Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care. 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.
  • Performs head-to-toe assessment on tall patients and reassessments as per policy under direction of RN with RN sign-off.
  • Adequately assesses and reassesses pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.
  • Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:
 
  • High school diploma orequivalent.
  • Successful completionof a LPN Program.
Required Skills:
  • Requires criticalthinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimalsupervision.
  • Must be able to workin a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required License/Certification:
  • Basic Life Support(BLS) certified through American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Advanced Cardiac LifeSupport (ACLS), Telemetry, and APEX preferred.
  • Active NC LPN


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