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LPN, Resource Float Pool

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High Point, NC, United States
Job ID: 119903
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12511085231670-HP Float Pool

Overview

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is currently hiring for LPN positions (full time, nights) within the Float Pool/Resource Team. Our various service lines include all Med Surg units and Intermediate Care.  All nurses hired into these services are required to float to various facilities within a certain region, depending on the role and service line. 

Make your next move with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist’s Float Pool/Resource Team. Live Purposefully. 

Position Highlights: 

  • Sign-On Bonus: $6,000 for eligible and qualified candidate
  • Department: Resource Team/ Float Pool
  • Location: High Point Medical Center/Lexington Medical Center
  • Shift Schedule: Full Time (36 hours), Night Shift

Position will require floating within a certain region:

Region 2:  

  • High Point Medical Center (High Point, NC)
  • Lexington Medical Center (Lexington, NC)

Job Summary: Under direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician, performs nursing services in the care and treatment of patients.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited LPN training program required
  • 2 years of LPN experience preferred 
  • Licensed Practical Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides nursing care activities consistent with education, training, and licensure according to an established health care plan, as delegated by the registered nurse or physician.
  2. Directs or escorts patients to various clinical areas, prepares patients and assists with examinations and assessments, makes observations, collects data, and reports information. Performs physical and physiologic measurements using standardized guidelines.
  3. Serves as liaison between patient and provider. Administers and documents medications ordered by the providers. Calls in medication orders to the patient's pharmacy.
  4. Assists with the interpretation of patient related data. Recognizes relationships between data gathered and patient's health care status and treatment regimens.
  5. Participates in recording and reporting responsibilities. Documents findings relevant to patient's health care status or plan of care, document accurately and consistently in accordance with approved policies/procedures.
  6. Reviews and documents all procedures, medications, supplies, or additional testing done on the patient's chart.
  7. Triages and documents all incoming patient phone calls regarding medications, medical conditions and reviews with the provider when indicated, the necessary care ordered.
  8. Cleans and stocks examination rooms and/or other supply areas.
  9. Participates in clinical research studies by performing data collection and/or quality assurance.
  10. Participates in regular team meetings and continuous quality improvement activities.
  11. Maintains knowledge of care teams for coordination of patient care, self-management, population management, and communication skills. .
  12. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures and protocols
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and universal precautions to establish a safe work environment
  • Knowledge of computer systems and applications

Work Environment:

  • Combination of medical office and exam/procedure room settings
  • Well-lighted, well-ventilated, and adequate space
  • Frequent exposure to diseases, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment