Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Provider, the GI Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides wound-related and other basic nursing care to the center's patients according to all the GI and hospital policies and procedures, care and safety protocols, and Clinical Services Practice Guidelines.
All employees must perform their job responsibilities according to all Hospital policies, as well as to accrediting organizations, federal and state regulation, and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, as applicable.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program/state approved educational program.
- Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse ( LVN ) license in the state of practice - to maintain throughout the duration of employment in the position.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certified through American Heart Association (AHA).
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated organization, prioritization and time-management skills.
Basic knowledge of regulatory/accrediting requirements for healthcare organizations.