Licensed Practical Nurse - Emergency Observation

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
2022-150368
Facility
Forsyth Medical Center
Department
EOU Emergency Observation Unit
Work Schedule
PRN Schedule (free text for specific schedule, if applicable)
Category
Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Status
PRN

Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse serves as a member of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authenticpersonalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with other team members toprovide care that promotes optimal health or a comforting peaceful death. The Licensed Practical Nurse utilizes bestscientific 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.

Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.

 

#JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

 

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.

Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, required. Graduate of accredited Practical Nursing Program required.
  • Experience: One year of relevant experience preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Current LPN licensure in appropriate state required. Current LPN licensure in appropriate state preferred.
  • Additional Skills (required): Possesses the ability to prioritize job duties according to patients' needs and changing acuity levels. Administer and evaluate medication therapies, performs patient transfers and transport patients via wheelchair, hospital bed, or stretcher to other departments. Ability to lift and carry various equipment including portable cardiac monitors, bedside commodes, etc. Ability to provide routine nursing care such as start IV's, perform dressing changes, etc. to multiple patients in a timely manner. Ability to perform in critical situations, including administering CPR.

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 team work, 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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