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LPN- Rutherford Childrens Care

Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Req ID 7462-8237 Post Date Oct. 19, 2023 CategoryLPN FacilityRutherford Regional Health System

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

Essential Functions: 

  • Under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by the physician or mid-level provider.
  • Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions with care providers, patient, and families.
  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
  • Performs skilled practical nursing procedures or treatments (e.g. administers oxygen, conducts blood glucose testing, applies sterile dressing, collects specimens), assists physicians (e.g. w/client and new employee exams, treatments and/or lab tests) and assists in emergencies (e.g. w/client first aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, restraining clients), conducts neurological and circulation assessments, medication in oral, rectal or injection form (i.e. administers intramuscular and subcutaneous injections and TB skin tests), and provides medication instructions to clients.
  • Maintains medication records.
  • Provides general nursing direct care.

  • Associates Degree or Diploma in LPN 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.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Current LPN license to practice in NC (NC license or multi-state compact license).
Minimum Work Experience:
  • 1-3 years experience highly preferred.

Position Highlights:

  • 40hrs per week
  • Non-Exempt Hourly 

Company Description: 

Rutherford Regional Health System is a 143-bed acute care facility that offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Rutherford Regional is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs.  We provide our services in a caring, professional environment through the teamwork of our medical staff and employees.

Rutherford Regional Health System’s partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare is bringing the pieces together to transform healthcare in Rutherford County. Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country’s leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke’s unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Benefits - Wide range of benefits options!

Here at Rutherford Regional, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.

  • HSA
  • 401(K) retirement plan contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Prescription Assistance with OptumRx
  • Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.
  • Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work.

Why join our team?

We are dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs, and we believe our employees are our most valuable assts in accomplishing this goal. Rutherford Regional is growing its team of dedicated health care professionals. If you are looking to start a career that cares, are passionate about changing lives, and ready to work in a supportive environment in a close-knit community, apply today!

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

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