LPN Medical Detox Days
Winchester, TN 
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Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Winchester
Description

10K sign-on bonus is available to well qualified applicants!

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

Under the direction of an RN or Med-Surge Charge Nurse, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.

Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care. May administer medication. Documents patient care given.

Assists RN with development of plan of care.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and families.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned.

Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of the STRHS.

Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary.

Accepts all call schedule as directed.

Maintains a neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code.

Compliance to the STRHS Standard of Behavior is required.

Compliance to Dress Code Standards.

Should this job description be filled by a PRN employee, they will be subject to the requirements of that position.

Reports to the Director of their assigned department.

Qualifications

Minimum Education

Graduate of a Practical Nursing program.

Required Skills

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.

Certifications

AHA Basic Life Support (BLS), within 30 days of hire

Licenses

LPN License for the State of Tennessee.

Job Nursing
Primary Location Tennessee-Winchester
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 10+ hr/shift, rotate weekends

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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