Shelby, NC, United States
Job ID: 46506
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11111004930326-Nursing - 5E Surgical
Location: AH Cleveland Main - 201 E Grover St
Shift Details: 7p - 7a, 36hrs/wk
Atrium Health Cleveland in Shelby is a 241-bed hospital serving greater Cleveland County, NC, and the surrounding region. We were the first Level III trauma center in NC, offering advanced emergency care.
We strive every day to bring advanced care to the community. We also believe in serving the community outside our hospital walls, as evidenced by our commitment to health education, and through our contributions to organizations such as United Way and Relay for Life.
Atrium Cleveland 5 East Unit consists of 32 beds serving both surgical and medical patients (primarily surgical). Our nurses care for a variety of different patients using different skill sets from their clinical practice. Our unit focuses on patient safety, care planning, medications, procedures, and other needs of a diverse patient population in an acute care setting. Our unit is fast-paced and requires critical thinking abilities, organization, prioritization, as well as thorough assessment skills. Our team encourages teamwork and great communication. The ideal candidate for our unit is someone who is open-minded, willing to learn, and eager to provide individualized care to our patient population.
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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