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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - MedSurg - Day

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Colfax
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Facility: Kennestone Hospital

  • The LPN is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care.
  • They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model.
  • The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research.
  • It is expected that all LPNs are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.
  • As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
  • It is expected that the Licensed Practical Nurse will not perform functions for which they are not prepared by education and experience for which supervision is not provided.QUALIFIACATIONS:Required Minimum Education:
    • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of practical/vocational nursingRequired Minimum License:
      • Current/active license as a practical nurse in the state of Georgia and in good standingRequired Minimum Certification:
        • Must have current BLS from American Heart Association on first day of employment in positionPreferred Experience:
          • One year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment or urgent care, or medical office experienceRequired Minimum Skills:
            • Ability to read, write and speak English language optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills
            • Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required
            • Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner
            • Possess excellent time management skills practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills -
            • Strong critical thinking skills

Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., High Point , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - MedSurg - Day, Healthcare , Colfax, North Carolina

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