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Licensed Practical Nurse – Medical/Surgical Unit (Nights) McLeod Loris

Loris, SC
TRACKING CODE

2767

JOB DESCRIPTION
  1. Maintains a professional image/exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  2. Demonstrates the ability to effectively assist with Patient teaching and discharge planning. Takes immediate action to correct deficiencies found during follow-up phone calls. Involves community agencies as indicated.
  3. Recognizes abnormalities in patient status and takes appropriate action to prevent deterioration.
  4. Acts as a liaison between patients, physicians, families and staff.
  5. Keeps primary nurse, charge nurse, director, supervisor and/or others informed of concerns recognized while working with patients, families and/or staff.
  6. Contributes to Clinical effectiveness, operational effectiveness and service excellence initiatives as indicated.
  7. Recognizes signs and symptoms of abuse across the lifespan.
  8. Adheres to policy and procedures related to patient and personal safety.
  9. Demonstrates knowledge of core measures, other regulatory and reimbursement standards.
  10. Participates in all mandatory requirements in a timely fashion. Does not appear on delinquent reports.
  11. Responds with empathy and positive interpersonal skills in all interactions.
  12. Respects the confidentiality of patient records and facility operations.
  13. Demonstrates an ability to set appropriate priorities and is prompt in completing assigned activities.
  14. Uses time effectively to complete duties in an efficient manner.
  15. Demonstrates appropriate handling/storage of medications. Investigates narcotic discrepancies occurring during shift.
  16. Participates in nursing/hospital committees and special projects as requested.
  17. Assures accurate, legible documentation that is dated and timed.
  18. Demonstrates workplace integrity and ethical behavior as outlined in the Code of Conduct.

Schedule: 72 hrs biweekly; 7p-7a; every other weekend

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education

Basic Cardiac Life Support

Unrestricted Licensed Practical Nursing license from the South Carolina Board of Nursing

WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Loris, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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