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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Acute Care - Tele Observation - PRN

Date: Feb 10, 2021

Location: Greenville, SC, US

Company: Prisma Health

Bilingual (Spanish / English) candidates are encouraged to apply.

Requisition # 72099 

Employment Type PRN 

 

This is a PRN position in the Telemetry Observation unit at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

 

Join a new team in Prisma Health Upstate’s flagship hospital!

We are developing an observation unit to work closely with the Emergency Department to provide better patient flow through the hospital with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.  Use and improve your assessment and critical thinking skills in a fast-paced environment as you collaborate with other healthcare professionals determine whether patients will be admitted or discharged.  Typical patient population would include, but not be limited to chest pain, COPD, TIA, infections, syncopal episodes, and electrolyte imbalances. 

Job Class
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Job Summary

Provides practical nursing care of assigned patients wthin the scope of a LPN under the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act in the acute care setting.  Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/Physician, provides practical nursing care for assigned patients.  Assumes responsibility for data collection related to patient status, on-going monitoring, measuring and documentation of patient responses.  Provides patient/family instruction, as directed by the RN.  Assists with activities of daily living, non-critical care transport and patient discharge.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.
Minimum Education

Completion of LPN program required.  High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Minimum Experience

No previous experience

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses
LPN-LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - NLPN
Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

N/A

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

N/A

Other Required Experience

N/A

Position Posting Category

LPN


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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