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UNC Health Care Licensed Practical Nurse-Emergency Dept in Kinston, North Carolina

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse maintains accountability for the delivery of safe and competent nursing care to assigned patients. Provides care using the nursing process under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Supports and assists the Registered Nurse in provision of care and collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members to achieve the highest standards of care specificity to the age of the patient according to the department’s scope of service.

Responsibilities:

Patients, families, and the other members of the healthcare team, as key customers, are provided with cost efficient care with excellent clinical outcomes. Provided by a team member who understands and respects each member of the multidiscipline team and interacts with other team members and customers in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

  • None required for beginning nurse/new graduates. Requirements for specialty areas are defined as 1-2 years of experience in specialty area or related clinical experience.

LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION

  • Current licensure to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of North Carolina, BLS certification required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Creative problem-solving skills. Demonstrates skills in providing for patient care needs in accordance with age of patients served. Successfully completed hospital approved pharmacology examination with a score of 80 or above.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other infectious diseases requires the use of protective equipment. Exposed to other hazards such as radiation, toxic waste, and chemical hazards based on the department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

  • Requires a range of physical activity from sedentary work to heavy work. This includes sitting, standing, walking and lifting patients and objects throughout the shift.

Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Emergency Dept

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Assignment Type:

Work Schedule: Night Job

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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