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LPN- Atrium Health Cabarrus Post Surg II FT Days

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 99803
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Three 12 hour shifts per week with weekend and holiday requirements
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11141004830172-Nursing - Post Surgical Care 2

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. LPNs are eligible for a bonus of up to $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 career advancement programs.

Atrium Health Cabarrus is a regional 457-bed, not-for-profit hospital in Concord, NC. More than 4,200 hospital employees provide services through an extensive inpatient and outpatient network, including Jeff Gordon Children's Center, Hayes Family Center and Batte Cancer Center, part of Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute.

Atrium Health Cabarrus Post Surgical Care II Unit consists of 28 beds serving surgical patients who have had orthopedic and spine surgeries, joint replacements, musculoskeletal trauma, lung resections and vascular procedures. Our team encourages professional development through participation in shared governance, continuing education and professional certification. The ideal candidate for our team is resourceful, flexible and a team player.

Acute care experience, preferred. 

Job Summary

Performs 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.

Essential Functions

  • Participates in patient assessments by determining nursing care needs based upon collection and interpretation of relevant data.
  • Recognizes and determines need for immediate intervention.
  • Demonstrates knowledge which enables the following: documentation of patient observations, treatments, patient response to treatment and nursing care utilizing the nursing process, participates actively in treatment and assisting with procedures.
  • Assists with development/revision of the plan of care by providing data and identifying potential goals and intervention for review by the RN.
  • Communicates with the appropriate clinical staff on the status of a patient if a significant change has occurred.
  • Implements the identified plan under the supervision of the RN, ensuring tasks have been completed.
  • Aware of patient's progress and goals as demonstrated by documentation in the medical records.
  • Organizes workload and prioritizes responsibilities to ensure quality patient care is delivered in a time efficient manner.
  • Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and performs only those nursing skills which they are competent to perform in accordance with legal boundaries and facility policies and procedures.
  • Documents assessments, procedures, patient/family education, and the communication of information to appropriate members of the healthcare team in a timely manner.
  • Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient and family education under the direction of the registered nurse within the scope of practice as defined by law.

Physical Requirements
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.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing required. Current LPN licensure or temporary license as a licensed practical nurse petitioner required. BLS required per policy guidelines.