LPN Medical Surgical
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulaski
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care. He/She applies the nursing process to follow the plan of care for patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. The Licensed Practical Nurse must possess good communication skills and must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, peers, patients and families. He/She works collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure quality care is delivered.
Reports to: Med/Surg Director
Completion of a state-approved training program at technical schools or community college.
Active Tennessee License
Must possess strong computer skills and have the ability to work with multiple computer systems.
Must be able to read and communicate effectively in English
Must be able to operate standard patient care equipment for services provided.
Must possess the ability to work well under pressure, to adapt quickly in changing situations, to function dependently and independently and to be flexible in applying basic nursing knowledge to a variety of setting.
Basic Life Support (BLS) (may be obtained within week one of orientation before patient care)
Licenses: Must possess an active LPN license in the state of TN
Must have current BLS/CPR certification (may be obtained within week one of orientation before patient care).
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