Covenant Health

Job Title
LPN I
ID
3508468
Facility
Roane Medical Center
Department Name
MEDIC SURGICAL UNIT

Overview

Roane

 

LPN II , Med Surg Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

(eligible for night and weekend shift differentials as well as a EXCELLENT benefits package).

 

WHY ROANE MEDICAL?

Proudly serving our community, Roane Medical Center is committed to your healthy future! Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide you the best possible patient care.

From our quality medical, surgical, emergency and critical care services to our diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation support, you will find the right blends of technical expertise, medical professionalism, and patient quality and satisfaction at Roane Medical Center.

Why travel elsewhere when the care you need is right here? Choose right. Choose Roane.

 

The Medical Unit is a fast paced 46-bed unit that hosts a wide variety of patients. Our team mix includes RNs, LPNs and CNAs. A typical nurse assignment would include Patient Assessment, Medication Administration, Plan of Care, Blood Administration, Wound Care and Assisting Physicians with bedside procedures all while working with the complete team to provide comprehensive care to our patients. 

 

Position Summary:

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

Responsibilities

  • Initiates admission database and history, and in collaboration with the RN implements patient and family teaching and care needs.
  • Practices in compliance with all regulatory standards and adheres to all hospital policy and procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Performs and prioritizes nursing care tasks.
  • Accurately follows the nursing plan of care and pertinent medical orders in collaboration and under direction of RN.
  • Observes and reports nursing interventions and patient responses, and documents in a timely, concise and legible manner.
  • Recognizes, responds and reports changes in patient conditions to RN Team Leader.
  • Participates in unit specific quality assurance activities and patient care conferences as requested.
  • Demonstrates principles of infection control; collaborates with infection control nurse to ensure safety of patients, visitors, and personnel.
  • Assists in orienting new employees or students to unit routines.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • 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”.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform 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. CPR required. Active TN LPN Licensure, BLS upon hire, IV Therapy Push Certification required

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