Licensed Practical Nurse- LPN
Wellstar Health Systems

Marietta, Georgia

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Overview

Night Shift LPN

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.
Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse on Wellstar Float team 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 by education and experience for which supervision is not provided.
Qualifications

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.

Required Experience: Two year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment.

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 evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.


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