Covenant Health

Job Title
LPN
ID
4001802
Facility
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name
LABOR & DELIVERY

Overview

Cov Hlth Morristown-Hamblen logo

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, Labor & Delivery

PRN/OCC, Varied Shifts

On-call required

 

Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns. It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.morristownhamblen.com/.

 

Labor & Delivery

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has been named a “Best for Babies” hospital by the Tennessee Hospital Association and Tennessee State Department of Health. The Women’s Center at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System provides comprehensive, family-centered care with labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum (LDRP) suites. The experienced staff is trained to care for a wide variety of patients ranging from normal labor to high-risk mothers.

 

Position Summary:

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

Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || ssimmon6@covhlth.com || 865-374-5368

 

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.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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:

None

 

Licensure Requirement:

Currently licensed by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse. Preferred certifications: ACLS, NRP, STABLE, and Fetal Monitoring.

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