Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
2021-114191
Facility
Forsyth Medical Center
Department
2nd General GI
Work Schedule
Other
Category
Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Status
Full-Time

Overview

2nd GI is a newly remodeled 36 bed acute care unit that specializes in gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary disorders.  We also treat patients with a variety of medical issues and co-morbidities as well as those requiring both pre and post procedural and operative care.  This is a fast-paced unit facilitating lots of teamwork!  We have an amazing interdisciplinary team that includes Physicians, Dieticians, Social Workers, Clerical and Support staff which empowers us as a unit to provide a remarkable experience for those we care for.  2nd GI fosters a great learning environment and opportunity to grow as a professional in healthcare. Our nurse-to-patient ratio is 6 patients to 1 nurse.  Our CNAs and Medical Unit Receptionists are also a vital part of our team working with all as we focus on providing patient centered and remarkable patient care.

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse serves as a member of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with other team members to provide care that promotes optimal health. The Licensed Practical Nurse utilizes best scientific evidence and compassion to assist the care of the patient during their health journey. The Licensed Practical Nurse accepts accountability for provision of care, as part of the RN led team, in accordance with the current policies and procedures.

 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities. 

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Qualifications

  • Education: High School or GED, Required. Graduate of accredited Practical Nursing Program, Required.
  • Experience: One year of relevant experience, Required.
  • Licensure/Certification:  Appropriate state LPN license, Required.
  • Additional Skills Required:  Computer skills, Phone call etiquette, Organizational Skills.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

·     Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.

·     The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.

·     All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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