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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Acute Care, Medical Surgical, PRN, Nights

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Clinton
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference. Job Summary Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/Physician, provides nursing care for patients. Assumes responsibility for data collection related to patient status, on-going monitoring, measuring, and documentation of patient responses; provides patient/family instruction. Performs additional patient care functions for which appropriately licensed. Accountabilities Provides patient care based upon individualized plan of care as delegated by the Registered Nurse/Physician including patient's physical, emotional, cultural, spiritual psychosocial, and education needs. Monitors and documents patient status and condition which may include vital signs, drains, dressings, and lab values. Informs appropriate Registered Nurse/Physician of activities performed, observations of patients and their responses, and changes in patient status. Maintain and/or ensures accurate maintenance of patient's medical records and treats patient records as confidential. Collects and documents data as delegated by the Registered Nurse/Physician, which may require the use of specialilzed equipment such as glucometer, pulse oximetry, etc. Orients patient/family to room and unit routines Administers and documents administration of medications per policy Supervisory/Management Responsibility This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive. Minimum Requirements Completion of an LPN program recognized by the SC State Board of Nursing. One year experience as an LPN. Required Licensure/Registrations/Certifications Licensed to practice as an LPN in South Carolina. In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements In lieu of 1 year of LPN experience, will accept successful completion of the Prisma Health Nurse Residency Program or successful completion of a comparable residency program from another organization. In lieu of completion of a LPN program, will accept program equivalency recognized by the SC State Board of Nursing. In lieu of 1 year of LPN experience, will accept candidates enrolled in an accredited LPN to RN transition program. Guidelines for Changes in LPN Licensure If an LPN team member working in this position obtains RN licensure, Prisma Health will accept RN licensure for a limited time until the team member can be placed in an RN position. Team members should immediately notify their manager and Talent Acquisition if they are scheduled to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam or have obtained RN licensure. Work Shift Night (United States of America) Location Laurens County Medical Campus Facility 1062 Laurens County Hospital Department 10626120 Complex Patient Unit Share your talent with us Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health, Spartanburg , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Acute Care, Medical Surgical, PRN, Nights, Healthcare , Clinton, South Carolina

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