LPN (PRN) Nursing Home in Etowah, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/14/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Etowah, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/14/2021

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Etowah Campus – Nursing Home –– PRN– Variable Shifts position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Under the direction of an RN, 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.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Completion of LP/LV Nurse program (Diploma or Associate’s) is required.
  • Current LPN license in the state of Tennessee or another compact state is required.
  • BLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required at the time of hire.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervisor. 

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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