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.
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.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Successful completion of a LPN Program.
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.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certified through American Heart Association (AHA).
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Telemetry, and APEX preferred.
Active NC LPN