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LifePoint Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Med/Surg Nights in Hickory, North Carolina

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Medical Surgical Nights

$10,000 Sign On Bonus Eligible

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Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Frye Regional Medical Center includes a 355-bed acute care hospital and features a 32-bed Emergency Department, 29-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, 15-bed Surgical Suite and Inpatient/Outpatient Imaging. Our South Campus is an 81-bed adult Behavioral Health Hospital.

Where We Are:

Hickory is the hub of the Metro Center area with over 365,000 people. Here you will find small town values with big city amenities, including arts, entertainment, and education. We are located about an hour from cities like Charlotte, Boone, Asheville and Winston-Salem so you can easily experience all the beauty that North Carolina has to offer.

Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Professional Development and Growth Opportunities

· And much more…

Position Summary:

As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care to patients in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.

Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care. Administers medication per scope of practice.

Documents patient care given.

Assists RN with development of plan of care.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and families.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. Adherence to all core measure initiatives, patient safety goals, and NQF Safe Practices.**

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education Associates Degree or Diploma in LPN required.

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Licenses: Current LPN license to practice in NC (NC license or multi-state compact license).

Minimum Work Experience At least 1 year of LPN experience (acute care experience preferred).

EEOC Statement:

Frye Regional Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job: *Nursing

Organization: **

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Med/Surg Nights

Location: NC-Hickory

Requisition ID: 7469-9299

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