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LPN - Long Term Care- Annie Penn Nursing Center

ID
2021-3916
Location
Annie Penn
Work Location
US-NC-Reidsville
Division : Name
Annie Penn Hospital
Department : Name
APNC-Clinical Nursing
Category
NURSING
Position Sub-Category
LPN - LONG TERM CARE
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
1.00
Work Hours
40
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
3pm-11pm
On call Required
No
Sub Category
LPN - Long Term Care

Overview

Under the direction of the RN or MD, provides quality patient care using the nursing process standards and policies established by the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act and hospital standards.

Talent Pool: Nursing

Responsibilities


Performs general patient care under the direction of the RN, MD or Provider. Collects patient history and medical information and any additional information such as biological, psychological, social and cultural factors needed to provide complete treatment of the patient and documents in medical record. Performs clinical and technical aspects of nursing care in accordance with prescribed procedure and technique and according to unit standards and competencies. Assists in identifying patient problems, patient and family goals and developing plan of care. Implements plan of care as directed by RN or MD and documents nursing interventions performed according to policy and procedure. Documents patient response to interventions and communicates effectiveness to RN or MD or provider. Prepares equipment and exam rooms as necessary to assist physician or provider during treatment, examination and testing of patients. Implements proper procedure, technique and safety precautions as warranted by condition of patient, and monitors such practices by nursing assistants.

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Establishes a caring and therapeutic nurse/healthcare team/patient/significant other relationships. Recognizes communication barriers, identifies resources and establishes plans to resolve barriers to communication. Demonstrates respect for diversity and cultural differences in patient/significant others related to age, ethnicity, gender, religion, socioeconomics, education, personality, or other unique variable. Advocates for the patient/significant other. Demonstrates skillful responses to customer needs based on particular context of the situation. Provides education to staff related to the patient/nurse relationship. Provides patient with health care instruction and information appropriate to his/her needs as stated in the plan of care documenting information provided and patient response.

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Demonstrates personal accountability and effective conflict resolution/negotiation skills. Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and use of personal protective equipment. Maintains safe environment and responds appropriately to emergencies and safety hazards. Promotes positive, supportive, and professional work environment free of disruptive behavior. Practices, in all professional relationships, with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and uniqueness of every individual. Follows Chain of Command for assistance with issues related to unresolved/problem-solving and/or conflict resolution. Provides, seeks and receives constructive feedback. Provides peer to peer feedback and seeks mediation as necessary. Facilitates building and preserving collaborative and respectful relationships.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nursing program required.

EXPERIENCE:
1 year, Healthcare - Nurse: LPN, LVN, Preferred

One year prefessional experience in a clinical setting preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

LPN | Licensed Practical Nurse

BLS (CPR) | AHA Health Care Provider BLS

PREFERRED

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