LPN - $40 Short Term Assignment - Dalton, GA

Nursing ServicesEmergency Department Dalton, Georgia


Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards


Title: LPN - $40 Short Term Assignment

Department:  Nursing Services

Reports To:    Clinical Manager

Shift: Varies

Status: Casual Short-Term Assignment; Up To 8 Weeks


Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Licensed Practical Nurse Act.  Assist in the identification of the basic needs of the patient.  Contribute to the individualization of patient care.


Education: Graduate of an accredited Associate School of Nursing as evidenced by primary source of verification

Licensure/Certification:  Current Georgia or compact state licensed LPN.  Current BLS required. 

Experience:  Six months in a hospital or medical environment preferred.

Skills: Nursing skills as defined in the Law Governing the Practice of Nursing in Georgia.  Good interpersonal skills and ability to learn management skills.  



Works in office and acute health care setting with adult and geriatric patients experiencing a wide range of medical problems.  Requires flexible work schedule. 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.