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LPN - Providence Cardiology in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.
Providence Cardiology are looking for an experienced LPN to join their team.
Providence Medical Group's team of cardiologists are known throughout the Midlands for providing top quality cardiac care, and not just by the patients and other physicians. Our cardiologists are recognized industry-wide for their success treatment of heart disease. In fact, Providence cardiologists are repeatedly selected by device developers to introduce cardiovascular products and procedures to the Midlands because of our strict commitment to quality and history of successful outcomes for the patient.
For more information about the services provided and Physicians at Providence Cardiology, click here.
Essential Functions:
  • Demonstrates ability to assist the RN in monitoring patients physiological, psychosocial, and environmental needs. Makes nursing judgments based on these findings.
  • Monitors vital functions and detects deviations from YESrmals.
  • Interprets clinical findings and correlates with patients’ condition.
  • Provides input into an individualized Plan of Care involving patient and/or family in this process.
  • Continually assist the RN monitoring patients' needs and condition.
  • Demonstrates ability to set appropriate priorities.
  • Safely administers medication according to hospital policy and procedures (keeps well informed of the dosage, effects, and side-effects of medications).
  • Performs nursing procedures safely, efficiently and skillfully, according to hospital policies and procedures. Obtains direction from Scope of Services and departmental specific competencies and/or assistance with unfamiliar procedures and/or equipment from Scopes of Services and department specific competencies. This includes Point of Care Testing Competencies.
  • Assigns aspects of patient care to other nursing staff according to patient needs and staff qualification. Performs nursing procedures safely, efficiently, and skillfully according to hospital policies and procedures (obtains direction and/or assistance with unfamiliar procedures and/or equipment).
  • Promotes and maintains patient/employee privacy and confidentiality.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Graduate of an accredited LPN school.
Required Licenses and Certifications
  • [South Carolina, United States] Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Licensed or eligible for licensing in State as LPN.
  • BLS required.

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