LPN - Surgical Telemetry (Nights) in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 6/24/2020

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Job Description

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 Health is looking for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our Surgical Telemetry Unit for the Downtown Campus. This is a nights/third shift position with rotating weekend shifts.

For more information about the physicians and services provided by Providence Health, 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 patient’s 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 Work Experience

Inpatient Areas: One-year experience preferred.

Minimum Education

Graduate of an accredited LPN school.

Required Licenses

[South Carolina, United States] Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed or eligible for licensing in State as LPN.

BLS & ACLS certification required.

Location

Providence Health Downtown

Shifts

Nights – rotating weekends


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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