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License Practical Nurse (LPN) Acute, Orthopedic Surgery, PT, Day

Company: Palmetto Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/Physician, provides nursing care for patients. Assumes responsibility for data collection related to patient status, on-going monitoring, measuring, and documentation of patient responses; provides patient/family instruction. Performs additional patient care functions for which appropriately licensed.

Accountabilities

  • Provides patient care based upon individualized plan of care as delegated by the Registered Nurse/Physician including patient's physical, emotional, cultural, spiritual psychosocial, and education needs.
  • Monitors and documents patient status and condition which may include vital signs, drains, dressings, and lab values.
  • Informs appropriate Registered Nurse/Physician of activities performed, observations of patients and their responses, and changes in patient status.
  • Maintain and/or ensures accurate maintenance of patient's medical records and treats patient records as confidential.
  • Collects and documents data as delegated by the Registered Nurse/Physician, which may require the use of specialilzed equipment such as glucometer, pulse oximetry, etc. Orients patient/family to room and unit routines
  • Administers and documents administration of medications per policy

Supervisory/Management Responsibility

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements

Post high school education up to 18 months

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

SOUTH CAROLINA LPN license (Lawson Code NLPN)

In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements

N/A

Other Required Skills and Experience

N/A

Work Shift

Night (United States of America)

Location

Greenville Memorial Med Campus

Facility

1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital

Department

10086201 Orthopedic Surgery

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Palmetto Health, Greenville , License Practical Nurse (LPN) Acute, Orthopedic Surgery, PT, Day, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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