LPN, Piedmont Heart Institute, Marietta

Job Number: 1068466

Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians - Marietta, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Performs a variety of patient care activities in accordance with established standards and practices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Triage incoming telephone calls; responds to questions regarding medications and treatment instruction; coordinates telephone requests to refill prescription drug medications in accordance with physician's directions and protocols.
2. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with clinical nursing standards; observes, records, and reports patient's condition; advises physician of patient's adverse reactions to drugs and / or treatments.
3. Provides patient education and teaching under the direction of a physician; answers questions regarding diagnostic testing and treatment.
4. Dresses wounds according to standard clinical procedures.
5. Performs Medical Assistant duties as necessary

 


Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Successful completion of an accredited practical nurse program.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
None

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
State of Georgia licensure as a practical nurse.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
None


Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.


Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.



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