Piedmont McDuffie Hospital - Thomson, Georgia
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or provider to patients form birth through the lifecycle utilizing the nursing process in accordance with Piedmont Healthcare’s Mission and Vision Statements; functions within the framework of their license and the policy and procedures of the organization and demonstrates professional growth and accountability. The Licensed Practical Nurse guides ancillary staff, collaborates with other health care professionals in the provision of quality nursing care. The Licensed Practical Nurse blends compassion, caring and technologically appropriate competency resulting in holistic care to the patient.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate of an LPN program
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: New graduates of an accredited nursing school are eligible.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: Current License in the State of Georgia as a LPN or NLC/eNLC Multistate License. BLS certification required ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated clinical competency in the specialty area applying for preferred Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred If working in the Emergency Department, ALS/ACLS and PALS required (LPNs new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date) Experienced Emergency Department nurses will have 6 months to obtain the PALS certification.
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