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LPN - Telemetry Full-Time Nights in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. 
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. 
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.  
    For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com

Job Description for LPN - Surgical:

  1. Participating in the assessment of the patient’s physical and mental health, including the patient’s reaction to illnesses and treatment regimens.
  2. Recording and reporting the results of the nursing assessment.
  3. Participating in implementing the health care plan developed by the registered nurse and/or prescribed by any person authorized by State law to prescribe such a plan, by performing tasks assigned or delegated by and performed under the supervision or under orders or directions of a registered nurse, physician licensed to practice medicine, dentist, or other person authorized by State law to provide the supervision.
  4. Assigning or delegating nursing interventions to other qualified personnel under the supervision of the registered nurse.
  5. Participating in the teaching and counseling of patients as assigned by a Registered Nurse, physician, or other qualified professional licensed to practice in North Carolina.
  6. Reporting and recording the nursing care rendered and the patient’s response to the care.
  7. Maintaining safe and effective nursing care, whether rendered directly or indirectly. 
Telemetry-  Frye’s Telemetry unit is fast paced environment with 24 beds.  Our team of Telemetry nurses care for patients with a wide variety of heart related diagnoses, as well as post coronary artery bypass graft, valve replacement and cardiovascular intervention patients.  The American Heart Association has awarded Frye the Mission Lifeline Gold Plus STEMI Receiving Facility and the Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Heart Failure for the past two years.  

Job Requirements

Current LPN licensure by the State of North Carolina.
Current CPR certification.

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