LPN in Etowah, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

LPN - Full Time - Night Shift - Nursing Home- Etowah Campus - $2000.00 SIGN ON BONUS- position available. 

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • Completion of LP/LV Nurse Program (Diploma or Associate's) required.
  • LPN / LVN License in the State of TN or another compact state required.
  • BLS required.
  • 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.
  • Must achieve a passing score of 85% on the Medication Administration Exam

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