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Licensed Practical Nurse - Physician Practice

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Job ID: 88634
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The LPN actively uses the nursing process in rendering total patient care under supervision of an RN and in accordance with the nursing care plan and medical plan of care. Provides direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs in accordance with the plan of care, physician's orders, and nursing and department policies and procedures.


Responsibilities:
• Contributes to the development and maintenance of a current, individualized, goal-oriented plan of care and consults with other health professionals to assure that the assessed needs of patient/caregiver are met.
• Observes, assesses, documents, and reports patient response to treatments/therapies and teaching, and adjusts priorities of care according to patient/caregiver needs. Collects, documents, and reports data regarding patient's biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and discharge planning needs.
• Participates in unit, service, and/or department enrichment activities which contribute to positive outcomes such as assigned committees.
• Observes, collects, and documents patient information obtained while providing care and promptly report significant changes in the patient's condition. Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the position’s orientation/skills checklist. Uses standard precautions and principles of infection control.
• Provides assistance to patients and families during admission, orientation to the hospital experience, and discharge. Provides support to patients and families. Verbally de-escalates frightened or potentially aggressive patients. Facilitates age appropriate coping strategies for patients.


Other information:
Required
• Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing
• Current LPN licensure in the state of North Carolina
• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Vascular Surgery

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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