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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - MedSurg

Kennestone Hospital • Marietta, Georgia • Day Shift • Full Time • JR-3993

Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - MedSurg is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses – are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.

  • Full Time
  • Day Shift
  • 6+ years of experience

Success Profile

Find out what it takes to succeed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - MedSurg:

  • Collaborative
  • Time Efficient
  • Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate

Benefits that Reflect Your Contributions

  • Your Pay

    A compensation program designed for fair and equitable pay.

  • Your Future

    Secure your future with plans that also include an employer match. Plans and guidance for the future.

  • Your Wellness

    Traditional healthcare benefits combined with progressive wellness programs to help you be your best self!.

  • Your Joy

    Special and unique benefits and programs ensuring a balanced life and a workplace culture built on trust.

Job Details

Facility: Kennestone Hospital

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The LPN is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care.
  • They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model.
  • The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research.
  • It is expected that all LPNs are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.
  • As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
  • It is expected that the Licensed Practical Nurse will not perform functions for which they are not prepared by education and experience for which supervision is not provided.

QUALIFIACATIONS:

Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of practical/vocational nursing

Required Minimum License:

  • Current/active license as a practical nurse in the state of Georgia and in good standing

Required Minimum Certification:

  • Must have current BLS from American Heart Association on first day of employment in position

Preferred Experience:

  • One year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment or urgent care, or medical office experience

Required Minimum Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English language optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner
  • Possess excellent time management skills practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills 
  • Strong critical thinking skills
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