Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Medical Unit
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
This is a 33 bed, Complex Medical unit that cares for Pulmonary, Renal, GI, surgery and medical patients (everything except acute cardiac); ranging from patients on telemetry and various forms of oxygen delivery methods including stable tracheostomy patients (no ventilator patients) and hemodialysis patients. The population on the unit is highly varied from self-care patients requiring a work-up on an inpatient unit to total care patients. A majority of our patients have at least 2 comorbidities. The average length of stay is 4 days, some are admitted for less than 24 hours and some will stay with us for 2+ weeks. You will experience, learn and grow in your clinical skills on this unit with an opportunity to create a nursing career path plan.
Position Summary: The LPN/LVN I will provide nursing care under supervision of a registered nurse, within an assigned unit.
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: No prior experience as a LPN/LVN needed.
Licensure Requirement:Currently licensed by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse.
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