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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN) - Med Surg

Company: Williamson Medical Center
Location: Franklin
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Williamson Medical Center is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for a medical surgical floor in Franklin, TN.

At Williamson Medical Center, our employees are more than just another number. To us, they're family. They're smart, talented, compassionate, dedicated, and an overall joy to be around. We're certainly blessed to have the best of the best working here from the cafeteria to the operating room.

But as Williamson County and surrounding areas continue to grow, so must we. That's why we want YOU to join our family!

Williamson Medical Center is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Position Summary

To support, implement, and monitor nursing care in a timely and accurate manner

Position Requirements

Formal Education / Training:

1. Licensed by the State of Tennessee.

2. Graduate of an approved school of nursing.

3. BLS within 90 days of hire.

Workplace Experience:

Patient Care Delivery

Equipment and Skills Training:

The ability to work well under pressure, to function dependently and independently and to be flexible in applying basic nursing knowledge to a variety of settings. -Equipment: -Order Entry Computer System; Telemetry; AT&T Language Line; Omnicell Medication System;

Physical Environment:

A medical/surgical unit with patient population ranging from less than one year of - - -age> ninety-nine years of age.

Physical Effort:

1. -Requires the ability to communicate in English orally and in writing.

2. -Requires prolonged standing and working for up to twelve hours a day.

3. -Required to push/pull objects up to 175 lbs.

4. -Requires the ability to lift and turn patients with assistance up to 250 lbs.

Key Results

1. - - -Collects data on all patients within the appropriate time of admission utilizing skills of observation, communication and examination; including data obtained from patient, family and other members of the healthcare team.

2. - - -Revises the patient's care plan on an individual basis, identifying problems/needs, nursing diagnosis, standards of care/practice, interventions consistent with identified problems and attainable outcomes.

3. - - -Assists with patient teaching, discharge and post discharge needs as appropriate for patient population.

4. - - -Functions independently with treatments, procedures and equipment appropriate to areas evidence by adherence to policy, procedure and competency based assessment and no pattern or trend of problem.

5. - - -Handles/transports/stores/prepares/administers/solutions safely in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures

6. - - -Monitors and reports patient's condition, evaluate patient response to treatment and modify plan of care appropriately and in a timely manner.

7. - - -Documents accurately and timely.

8. - - -Maintains healing and therapeutic environment for the patient and family.

9. - - -Maintains position specific qualifications.

10. - - -Facilitates staff development.

11. - - -Demonstrates responsibility for assigned communications.

12. - - -Maintains work area and personal appearance in a way that reflects professionalism and demonstrates to our patients, visitors and coworkers the importance we place on cleanliness, orderliness and safety.

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Keywords: Williamson Medical Center, Franklin , LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN) - Med Surg, Other , Franklin, Tennessee

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