Licensed Practical Nurse

Nursing ServicesWound & Hyperbaric Services Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

 

Title:  Licensed Practical Nurse 554512111

Department:  Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center

Reports To:  Clinical Manager

Shift:  8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Status:  Part Time

  

JOB SUMMARY

Provides patient care and staff support under the direction of the Clinical Manager or Registered Nurse. Working together with the Registered Nurse, the LPN works with the RN and physicians to implement the plan of care, providing direct and indirect support to staff and for patients while providing a clean, safe and quiet environment for patient care. The nurse collaborates with other professionals to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. 


JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing.

Licensure:  Current Georgia LPN License. BLS CPR required

Experience:  Two years experience in hospital and/or home health nursing preferred 

Skills:  Nursing skills as defined in the Law Governing the Practice of Licensed Practical Nursing in Georgia.

 

Physical, Mental, Environmental and Working Conditions

Works in outpatient clinic and acute health care setting with adult, neonates, pediatric, adolescents and geriatric patients experiencing a wide range of wound and ostomy related medical problems. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions. Requires exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.