At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions under the direction of the Physician, Nurse Supervisor
and/or Practice/Office Manager. Recognizes patient's needs and symptoms in advance. Provides care for
the patient under the physician's direction. Includes preparing patient for exams, assisting during
treatments, coordinating tests and follow-up care and recording treatment in medical record. Assists with
patient and family education. Demonstrates competency and skills to serve patients of all ages including
neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. Performs other duties as necessary.
It is expected that all LPN’s are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by
the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implement the Nursing Practice Standards and Code for
the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses put forth by the National Federation of Licensed Practical
Nurses, Inc. (NFLPN). As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds
the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures, while supporting service excellence goals.
Required Minimum Education:
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:
Current/active license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Georgia.
Must have a current BLScard from the American Heart Association prior to hire date.
ACLS/PALS may be required in somepractice areas.
Required Minimum Experience:
Previous healthcare experience preferred.
Experience in ambulatory, outpatient setting preferred.
In somecases, hospital based experience may substitute.
Specific experience in practice specialty may be required.
Required Minimum Skills:
Must be organized and manage time efficiently to assure patient comfort and satisfaction.
Strong interpersonal/human relations skills, interact positively with staff, providers and patients.
Must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language, optimize the use oftechnology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
FacilityWellStar Paulding Hospital
CategoryNursing: Direct Care
|Location:||United States Georgia Dallas|
|Salary:||Highly Competitive USD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
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