Covenant Health

LPN

ID
2511296
Facility
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
US-TN-Oak Ridge
Department Name
PULMONARY UNIT

Overview

LPN

Methodist Medical Center

Pulmonary Unit

Full-Time (72 hours per pay period); Shift hours: Nights (rotating weekends).

 

JOB OBJECTIVES:  Provide direct nursing care to all patients assigned.

 

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.  Must have knowledge of:

  1. General nursing theory and practice;
  2. Hospital policies and procedures;
  3.          Infection control;
  4. Fire and Safety regulations.

 

For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential.  Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Previous experience in department specialty is required.

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS - Must be currently licensed by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or have a temporary permit to practice.  Must be currently certified in the life support program(s) specific to unit(s) worked (CPR, ACLS, NALS) or must be recertified during orientation period.

 

 

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