Med/Surg LPN PRN

Lifepoint Hospitals Henderson , NC 27536

Posted 1 week ago

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.

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Successful completion of a LPN Program.

Required Skills:

  • 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.

Required License/Certification:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified through American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Telemetry, and APEX preferred.

  • Active NC LPN

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