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Licensed Practical Nurse - Long Term Care

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives. Responsibilities The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Manager and functions within the LPN Scope of Practice.----The LPN is responsible for providing direct patient care to patients with medical/surgical needs. This includes age--appropriate interventions that meet physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs.The--LPN is responsible for coordination and delivery of high quality care. LPN participates in call rotation and weekend--visits as needed. The LPN can serve as a preceptor for new LPN employees. They are responsible for attending and--participating in staff meetings, in-services, special projects and continued education. Job Requirements: Required Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing
  • Current State of Georgia professional licensure.Required Minimum Experience
    • Minimum of one year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment--preferred.Required Minimum Certification:
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) is requiredRequired Minimum Skills
        • Positive leadership, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management--skills.
        • Strong assessment and clinical skills.
        • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write and follow--directions to patient---s homes.
        • Use of Windows based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet,--computer based learning modules, etc.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Atlanta , Licensed Practical Nurse - Long Term Care, Healthcare , Dallas, Georgia

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