Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg Unit 1 - PRN
Company: LifePoint Hospitals
Posted on: June 12, 2021
As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides
direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and
standards of practice.
Current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse from the Virginia
State Board of Nursing. Can practice as a LPN Applicant per the
Virginia Department of Health guidelines.
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.
Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to
nursing theory and practice. Ability to accept responsibility and
accountability to perform delegated aspects of the nursing process.
Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide
nursing care appropriate to the patient population assigned,
considering patient age and diagnosis with full implementation of
the nursing process to include Assessment/Reassessment, Nursing
Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation.
AHA BLS certification required.
Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting
patients and/or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye hand
coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive period of
time. May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50
pounds. May require frequent bending, squatting and kneeling.
Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires
ability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours.
Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body
Minimum Work Experience
Previous experience in acute care hospital setting
Requirements will include successful completion of orientation
checklist, pharmacology exam, and skills/credentials/competency
requirements of specific unit.
Keywords: LifePoint Hospitals, Roanoke , Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg Unit 1 - PRN, Other , Martinsville, Virginia
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!