Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN)-Acute Care- Collaborative Care Med Surg
Wellstar Health Systems

Marietta, Georgia

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Here in Green 7 North Med Surg at Wellstar Kennestone hospital in Marietta GA everything we accomplish from the quality of our care to our safety standards, and even the compassion we share with our patients is all made possible through our teamwork.

More than that, when you join our team, you are really joining our family. And family has each other's backs. Whenever you need help with patient care, have questions regarding meds and procedures, or just need a friend, we are here for each other.

So, if you are ready to join the family and feel supported while beginning your awesome career in nursing then call us! We are here waiting for you.

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.



Significant Sign-On Bonus and Relocation assistance offered for qualified experienced LPNs.

Unique opportunity for an LPN to work bedside ! Thanks so much for all you are doing for our community. We invite you to join our team with a commitment to a culture of care and compassion. We are Wellstar! We are PeopleCare! Ask about our enhanced benefits and highly competitive salary packages!

Fulltime 7a-7p

7 North MedSurg at Wellstar Kennestone is an acute collaborative care med-surg unit. We have 7 semi-private rooms and 16 private rooms for a total of 30 beds. Our care team is comprised of the partnership between RN's and our CPs (care partners). Our goal is to keep the RN to patient ratio 1 to 5 and Care Partners 1 to 10. We also collaborate with physicians, residents, pharmacy, and care coordination in our daily interdisciplinary rounds. During this time (weekdays from 9:30-10:30) we meet with these departments in the conference room and discuss patients individually, coming up with a game plan to get the patient medically stable for discharge. On this unit Your input about your patients' care is valued and appreciated as a critical thinking professional.

Our patient population suffer from acute and chronic illnesses that span a wide range of diagnoses. Because of this, Green 7 North is a great unit to help you build a strong foundation in nursing.

Patients typical to our floor will have come in through the ER with:

  • Trauma
  • Diabetes with or without complications
  • Infections (blood sepsis, urosepsis, etc.)
  • GI Bleed
  • Stroke or TIA
  • PE or DVT
  • CHF Exacerbation
  • COPD exacerbation
  • Altered Mental Status (either confused or lethargic)

The Licensed Practical Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families, and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and functions under the direction of the registered nurse through the WellStar Shared Leadership Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model: shared leadership, teamwork, exemplary practice, creative innovations, and professional development. LPN competencies are derived from this model and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.It is expected that all Licensed Practical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the Georgia Board of Nursing and the American Nurses Association. 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.It is expected that the Licensed Practical Nurse will not perform functions for which they are not prepared b


Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of practical/vocational nursing

Required Minimum License:

Current/active license as a practical nurse in the state of Georgia and in good standing.

Required Minimum Certification:

Must have current BLS from American Heart Association on first day of employment in position.

Preferred Experience:

One year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment or urgent care, or medical office experience. No current LPN Residency so minimumone year LPN experience strongly desired due to needs of bedside care.

Required Minimum Skills:

Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using

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