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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 67407
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7A-7P with weekend and holiday requirements
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030341-Nursing - 10T Medical/Surgical
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The Medical Surgical Telemetry Unit (10 Tower) is a thirty-six (36) bed unit with a large variety of patients, requiring a variety of clinical practice skillsets. Our patient population includes sepsis, liver failure, multiple organ failure, respiratory infections, gastrointestinal bleeds, renal failure, sickle cell crises, and diabetic ketoacidosis. We promote teamwork and strive to create a culture of respect and accountability
Job SummaryPerforms nursing care and assists with planning and implementing care for the comfort and well being of the patient under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Assists in maintaining a safe working environment, performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner and maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the ages, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds when handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Understands and speaks fluent English. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch, finger dexterity, critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in the patient and unit conditions. Based on the physical requirements for this position all applicants for this position are required to undergo a physical ability test as a condition of employment.
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing required. Current LPN licensure or temporary license as a licensed practical nurse petitioner required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
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