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LPN-Medical/Surgical

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Req ID 7425-3153 Post Date Mar. 28, 2024 CategoryLPN FacilitySouthern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg
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04111 / 04128 LPN STRHS-Lawrenceburg Job Description 03.31.2017

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

Reports to: Director of Med/Surg

FLSA: Non-exempt

Grade: 59

EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers □ 02 Professionals X 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

 
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.

 
Minimum Education
Current and active Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Tennessee.
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.
Required Skills
Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) (may be obtained within week one of orientation before patient care)
Required Skills
Licenses: Current and active Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Tennessee.

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