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CommonSpirit Health LPN in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides care of the ill, injured and performs under the direction of the physician and professional registered nurse. The LPN applies knowledge of basic growth and development in patient care; incorporates knowledge of the nursing process and the professional standards and contributes to the evaluation of patient needs; and provides care based on the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.

  1. Identifying and managing a patient crisis until RN / physician assistance is available.

  2. Identifies practice abilities and limitations according to Scope of Practice.

  3. Obtains instruction, delegation and supervision by an RN

  4. Recognizes and performs duties which are needed even when not directly assigned.

  5. Administers medications accurately and safely: following five rights, monitoring adverse effects, reactions, therapeutic responses, toxicity, and incompatibilities.

  6. Reports occurrences/complaints, following appropriate chain of command.

  7. Anticipates and prevents periods of extreme workload within a shift as evidenced by good time

management and organizational skills.

  1. Intervenes promptly and courteously to resolve problems and promote customer satisfaction.

  2. Using and maintaining team spirit; gaining social support from other nurses as

evidenced by responding promptly to requests and smooth, cooperative working relationships with others.

  1. Maintains flexibility toward technology as evidenced by implementing and supporting new

processes.

  1. Communicates effectively and timely with RN and physicians regarding care needs, status changes,

and questions regarding treatment plan.

Qualifications

Nursing Education for Licensed Practical Nurse from an accredited nursing program.

Licensed Practical Nurse licensure in TN

AHA BLS

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Requisition ID 2020-115814

Employment Type Part Time

Department Cardiac Telemetry

Hours Per Pay Period 0

Facility MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN

Shift Night

Standard Hours Saturday 7p-7a

Work Schedule 12 Hour

Location TN-CHATTANOOGA

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