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Acute Care LPN

CHI Memorial Chattanooga

This is a Contract position in Lexington, KY posted May 7, 2022.

Overview: 4 South Acute care LPN CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S.

News & World Report.

We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

CHI Memorial Hospital provides you with the same level of care you provide for others.

We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family: Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft Adoption AssistanceOn-site childcare (Downtown campus) with extended hoursOn-site employee gym (Downtown campus) with extended hours
– Discounted feeFree Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adultsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramWe invite you to join CHI Memorial Hospital today Responsibilities: Acute Care
– Med Surg LPNUnit specific Orientation/ResidencyIV certification
– 6 Months (FREE)Tuition Reimbursement for Full time and Part time employeesFlexible scheduling$6000 sign on bonus
– Full Time Commitment The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides care of the ill, injured and performs under the direction of the physician and professional registered nurse.

The LPN applies knowledge of basic growth and development in patient care; incorporates knowledge of the nursing process and the professional standards and contributes to the evaluation of patient needs; and provides care based on the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.

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Identifying and managing a patient crisis until RN / physician assistance is available.

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Identifies practice abilities and limitations according to Scope of Practice.

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Obtains instruction, delegation and supervision by an RN 4.

Recognizes and performs duties which are needed even when not directly assigned.

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Administers medications accurately and safely: following five rights, monitoring adverse effects, reactions, therapeutic responses, toxicity, and incompatibilities.

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Reports occurrences/complaints, following appropriate chain of command.

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Anticipates and prevents periods of extreme workload within a shift as evidenced by good timemanagement and organizational skills.

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Intervenes promptly and courteously to resolve problems and promote customer satisfaction.

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Using and maintaining team spirit; gaining social support from other nurses asevidenced by responding promptly to requests and smooth, cooperative working relationships with others.

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Maintains flexibility toward technology as evidenced by implementing and supporting newprocesses.

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Communicates effectively and timely with RN and physicians regarding care needs, status changes,and questions regarding treatment plan.

Qualifications: Nursing Education for Licensed Practical Nurse from an accredited nursing program.Licensed Practical Nurse licensure in TNAHA BLS