Covenant Health

Job Title
LPN I
ID
3262325
Facility
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center
Department Name
CWHN Morristown

Overview

Perinatal Center
 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN, CWHN Morristown

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

 

Fort Sanders Perinatal Center has served women in East Tennessee for more than 20 years, delivering more than 20,000 babies. Our main office is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. We have additional offices in Morristown and Sevierville in order to conveniently provide elite high risk pregnancy care throughout the region. For more information please visit https://www.fortsandersperinatal.com/ .

 

Position Summary: The LPN/LVN I will provide nursing care under supervision of a registered nurse, within an assigned unit.

Responsibilities

  1. Initiates admission database and history, and in collaboration with the RN implements patient and family teaching and care needs.
  2. Practices in compliance with all regulatory standards and adheres to all hospital policy and procedures in the performance of duties.
  3. Performs and prioritizes nursing care tasks.
  4. Accurately follows the nursing plan of care and pertinent medical orders in collaboration and under direction of RN.
  5. Observes and reports nursing interventions and patient responses, and documents in a timely, concise and legible manner.
  6. Recognizes, responds and reports changes in patient conditions to RN Team Leader.
  7. Participates in unit specific quality assurance activities and patient care conferences as requested.
  8. Demonstrates principles of infection control; collaborates with infection control nurse to ensure safety of patients, visitors, and personnel.
  9. Assists in orienting new employees or students to unit routines.
  10. Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  11. Strives to achieve high customer satisfaction by using Journey to Excellence tactics including but not limited to, AIDET, bedside shift report, purposeful hourly rounding, careboard completion, narrating the care, etc”.
  12. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

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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