Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Cardiology Unit, Pulmonary and Renal Unit
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift
This is a Cardiac Telemetry unit that cares for Cardiac, Pulmonary and Renal patients; ranging from cardiac drips, various forms of oxygen delivery methods including stable tracheostomy patients (no ventilator patients) and hemodialysis/peritoneal dialysis 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!!
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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