Lic Practical Nurse - FLEX in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

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Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Job Summary

As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Reports to Department Director and or Registered Nurse

Essential Functions

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

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent required

Two years of college or a nursing diploma from an accredited nursing program required

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.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire.

Licenses: Licensed Practical Nurse License


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