LPN FT (Days) in Etowah, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

LPN - Nursing Home - Etowah Campus - FT- Day Shift 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) is required.
  • LPN/LVN License in the State of TN or another compact state is required.
  • BLS from AHA or ARC is 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 theMedication Administration Exam.

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