Covenant Health

Job Title
LPN
ID
3213842
Facility
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Department Name
CARDIOLOGY UNIT

Overview

Methodist

 

LPN

Full-time, 72 hours per pay period, Nights

 

With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

  • 301 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 8 step-down beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 1 electrophysiology lab
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • 205 active and courtesy physicians
  • 1,192 employees

Job Objectives: Provide direct nursing care to all patients assigned.

Qualifications

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. BLS 

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