LPN - Surgical Telemetry (Nights)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



Description

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by theSisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standingfull-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a truedevotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortlythereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the fullcomplement of its services. Driven by quality , compassion , and Christ , Providence treats the whole person-body, mind, and spirit.

Providence Health is looking for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to joinour Surgical Telemetry Unit for the Downtown Campus. This is a nights/thirdshift position with rotating weekend shifts.

For more information aboutthe physicians and services provided by Providence Health, click here.

EssentialFunctions

  • Demonstrates ability to assist the RN in monitoringpatients physiological, psychosocial, and environmental needs. Makes nursingjudgments based on these findings.
  • Monitors vital functions and detects deviations fromYESrmals.
  • Interprets clinical findings and correlates with patient’scondition.
  • Provides input into an individualized Plan of Careinvolving patient and/or family in this process.
  • Continually assist the RN monitoring patients' needs andcondition.
  • Demonstrates ability to set appropriate priorities.
  • Safely administers medication according to hospitalpolicy and procedures (keeps well informed of the dosage, effects, andside-effects of medications).
  • Performs nursing procedures safely, efficiently andskillfully, according to hospital policies and procedures. Obtains directionfrom Scope of Services and departmental specific competencies and/or assistancewith unfamiliar procedures and/or equipment from Scopes of Services anddepartment specific competencies. This includes Point of Care TestingCompetencies.
  • Assigns aspects of patient care to other nursing staffaccording to patient needs and staff qualification. Performs nursing proceduressafely, efficiently, and skillfully according to hospital policies andprocedures (obtains direction and/or assistance with unfamiliar proceduresand/or equipment).
  • Promotes and maintains patient/employee privacy andconfidentiality.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Work Experience

    Inpatient Areas: One-year experience preferred.

    Minimum Education

    Graduate of an accredited LPN school.

    Required Licenses

    [South Carolina, United States] Licensed Practical Nurse

    Licensed or eligible for licensing in State as LPN.

    BLS & ACLS certification required.

    Location

    Providence Health Downtown

    Shifts

    Nights – rotating weekends

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    Primary Location

    SC-Columbia

    Schedule

    Full-timeWork ScheduleDay shift, 10+ hr/shift, rotate weekends

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