Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Atrium Health Skilled Nursing - Stanly Manor -PRN
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: September 19, 2023
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You may consider a skilled nursing facility if a family member
requires regular help with daily tasks or if their condition
requires more support and supervision than family can provide. At
any of Atrium Health's skilled nursing communities, you'll find a
committed and compassionate team dedicated to the care and
well-being of residents and their families. We partner with the
region's top doctors and specialists to offer outstanding skilled
nursing and rehabilitative care in a setting that feels like home.
Sometimes referred to as a nursing home, skilled nursing at Atrium
Health is a comprehensive approach to 24/7 care. Our skilled
nursing facilities are licensed, inspected and regulated by the
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
Shift details: Days, nights, weekends
Performs nursing care and assists with planning and implementing
care for the comfort and well-being of the patient/resident. LPNs
scope of practice is dependent and directed, requiring assignment
or delegation by and performance under the supervision, orders, or
directions of a Registered Nurse (RN), physician, dentist, or other
licensed independent practitioner. The LPN participates in the
assessment of patients/residents, supports ongoing data collection
and determines who to inform of the information and when to inform
- Assessment consists of participation in determining nursing
care needs based upon collection and interpretation of data
relevant to the health status of a patient/resident.
- Recognizes and determines need for immediate
- Demonstrates knowledge which enables the following:
documentation of patient/resident observations, treatments,
patient/resident response to treatment and nursing care utilizing
the nursing process; participates actively in treatment and
assisting with procedures, and actively participates in discharge
- Assists RN with development/revision of the plan of care by
providing data and identifying potential goals and intervention for
review by the RN.
- Communicates with the appropriate clinical staff on the status
of a patient/resident if a significant change has
- Implements the identified plan under the supervision of the RN,
physician, or other independent licensed practitioner ensuring
tasks have been completed.
- Aware of patient's/resident's progress and goals as
demonstrated by documentation in the medical records and reports
same to the Registered Nurse.
- Organizes workload and prioritizes responsibilities to ensure
quality patient/resident care is delivered in a time efficient
- Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing
practice and performs only those nursing skills which they are
competent to perform in accordance with legal boundaries and
facility policies and procedures.
- Documents assessments, procedures, patient/resident/family
education, and the communication of information to appropriate
members of the healthcare team in a timely manner.
- Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient/resident and
family education under the direction of the Registered Nurse within
the scope of practice as defined by law.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching,
stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and
support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients/residents,
medical equipment and supplies. Must speak English in good,
understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and
touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to
concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in
patient/resident and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing
required. Additional department specific physical requirements may
be identified, for unique responsibilities within the department,
by the nurse leader
Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing. Current
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to
American Heart Association. Current LPN license or temporary
license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner in the state in
which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License
Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the
licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National
License Compact states, current LPN license or temporary license as
a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner required in the state where
the LPN works. Additional education, training, certifications, or
experience may be required within the department by the nurse
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