Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Department
FULL TIME, 72 - 84 HOURS PER 2 WEEK PAY PERIOD, Shift to be determined by Manager
The Emergency Department is a 24 bed newly constructed unit opening in October 2016. Our Department sees approximately 32,000 patient per year. Our staff members include RNs, LPNs/Techs, and HUCs. We are team oriented and work at a lively pace. Customer Satisfaction is a high priority. The patients we care for typically have medical emergencies and acute care illnesses with occasional trauma.
Position Summary: The LPN/LVN II will provide nursing care under supervision of a registered nurse, within an assigned unit.
Position Accountabilities and Performance Criteria:
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Minimum of six (6) months experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse; and have successfully completed an IV therapy course developed from the Infusion Nurse Society Standards; or have a minimum of six (6) months experience as a Licensed Practice Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse and have documented proof of having successfully completed a formal institutional/agency-based intravenous therapy training and competency program prior to January 1, 2007 or if after 2007, have completed a formal IV therapy program based on the current INS standards.
Licensure Requirement: Currently licensed by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse.
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