Licensed Practical Nurse - ED in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

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

Practices within the scope of the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act and Person Memorial Hospital policies/procedures/standards.

Reports to: Emergency Department Director and/or Registered Nurse

FLSA:  Non-exempt 

Essential Functions

Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis.

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.

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 is 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 or the class must be successfully passed during the first week of orientation.

Licenses

Licensed Practical Nurse license


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