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Baptist Memorial Health Care LPN-Expanded II in HUNTINGDON, Tennessee

Job Responsibilities

Collects patient data.

Assists in planning patient care.

Implements patient care as directed.

Assists with evaluating the plan of care.

Administers medication as prescribed.

Provides and reinforces the teaching of individuals and groups of patients.

Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery.

Participates in ongoing educational activities.

Completes assigned goals.

Job Summary

Provides patient care as directed by the professional registered nurse and is accountable for own actions under this direction. Administers intravenous therapy according to state board of nursing rules, regulations, and position statements. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing and delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

Description

Minimum Required

Preferred/Desired

TN - 6 months experience required. MS - 1 year experience within the last 3 years if approved IV certification educational program is completed after graduation.

Experience

Description

Minimum Required

Preferred/Desired

Licensure

Description

Minimum Required

Preferred/Desired

IV Certification in MS required IV course/training as defined by the state boards of nursing in Arkansas and Tennessee required.

BLS;LPN

BOT Position Code #: 4944

Day Shift: No

Night Shift: Yes

Department Name: CC MedSurg 61101

External Company Name: Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

External Company URL: http://www.baptistonline.org

Street: 631 R.B. WILSON DRIVE

Overview and Responsibilities:

Job Responsibilities

Collects patient data. Assists in planning patient care. Implements patient care as directed. Assists with evaluating the plan of care. Administers medication as prescribed. Provides and reinforces the teaching of individuals and groups of patients. Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery. Participates in ongoing educational activities. Completes assigned goals.

Job Summary

Provides patient care as directed by the professional registered nurse and is accountable for own actions under this direction. Administers intravenous therapy according to state board of nursing rules, regulations, and position statements. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing and delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired

TN - 6 months experience required. MS - 1 year experience within the last 3 years if approved IV certification educational program is completed after graduation.

Experience

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired

Licensure

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired

IV Certification in MS required IV course/training as defined by the state boards of nursing in Arkansas and Tennessee required.

BLS;LPN

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