WEEKEND/PART-TIME LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

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This is a job posting from company – NHC Care

Employment TypePart Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: South Carolina, USA

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LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse at The Palmettos of Charleston

The Palmettos of Charleston is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN to join our team! Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies “The Better Way” through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

Qualifications:
Health – Ability to meet performance requirements
Education and Training: * Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State.

  • Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
  • Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision

Job Knowledge and Capabilities: * Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.

  • Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
  • Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
  • Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
  • Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.

Position Highlights: * Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revisions of individualized plans of care.

  • Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.
  • Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
  • Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
  • Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition
  • Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed.
  • Assist with admitting patients and processing of physician orders as required.
  • Assist with hiring and supervision and participates in the orientation of new nursing partners
  • Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
  • Assist physician during rounds
  • Supervise nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
  • Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients
  • Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
  • Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave
  • Perform weekly skin assessments, incident reports, nursing summaries, recording of patient weights, alert charting, daily skilled nurses notes and other documentation as assigned.
  • Relieve other shifts if needed.
  • Participate in ON-CALL Program
  • Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  • Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Palmettos of Charleston is proud to be a part of the NHC family! National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality long-term care. Our goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well-being and independence of patients of all ages. We are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.

The NHC environment is one of encouragement and challenge … innovation and improvement … teamwork and collaboration … and honesty and integrity. All NHC employees are committed as partners, not only to the health of our patients, but to the well-being of the communities we serve.

If you are interested in working for a leader in senior care and share NHC’s values of honesty and integrity, please apply today and find out more about us at

We look forward to talking to you!

EOE


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