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LPN, full time, Med Surg Unit, Clarendon

Manning, SC
TRACKING CODE

6703

JOB DESCRIPTION
  1. Assesses, plan and implements the nursing care of SBU patients with the supervision of a registered nurse.
  2. Responsible for ensuring continuity of care of the patients between shifts by providing direct care as well as supervising the care of CNAs/MSTs and support staff members.
  3. Participates in patient and family teaching.
  4. Provides individualized nursing care in collaboration of Registered Nurse to meet the holistic age specific needs of the patient.
  5. Provides appropriate nursing interventions, consistent with the Plan of Care and standards of practice and incorporating the Physician’s prescribed medical plan of care.
  6. Using Service Excellent Standards conducts Hourly Rounds.
  7. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  8. Documents changes in patient’s condition and nursing care on progress notes and care plan.
  9. Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the Swing Bed Unit’s policies and procedures.
  10. Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  11. Administers medications and follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  12. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.
  13. Meets current documentation standards and policies.
  14. Notifies physician of changes in patient’s condition and follows through until appropriate action is taken.  Note and carry out physician’s orders in a timely manner.
  15. Gives a thorough report to oncoming shift by participating in walking rounds and documenting appropriately on calendar for upcoming needs.
  16. Follows through as needed on information given by shift report, patient or family regarding patient concerns.
  17. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of residents and their families. 
  18. Supervises other members of the healthcare team as needed to accomplish the plan of care which has been developed.

Qualifications/Training

  • Not applicable

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education

  • Must possess a valid SC license- LPN,
  • BLS Certification

Work Schedule

  • Full-time, 72 hours bi-weekly, 12-hour Day shifts

 

WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Manning, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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