$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Kings Mountain, NC, United States
Job ID: 69016
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7p-7a; Every 3rd weekend
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11101005230001-Emergency Department
This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. LPN's are eligible for a bonus of $7,500 for Full-Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and opportunities for career advancement.
Atrium Health Kings Mountain, a facility of Atrium Health Cleveland, first opened in 1951 as Kings Mountain Hospital. Since then, it has earned national distinction for patient care and clinical excellence. In 2015, Kings Mountain was named a Top Rural Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization focused on quality and safety in healthcare.
Atrium Health Kings Mountain is a 67-bed hospital with a broad range of services, from 24/7 emergency services and heart care to behavioral health and rehabilitation.
Atrium Health Kings Mountain Emergency Department is a 15 bed ED that serves all patient populations, including pediatrics. This ED values teamwork, strong critical thinking skills, and prioritization of care. We are a fast-paced unit that requires great time management skills. We collaborate with various other departments to assure patient throughput. Our team encourages professional development through participation in our Unit Based Council, Shared Governance, and professional certification.
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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