LPN Respiratory- PRN Days

LPN Respiratory- PRN Days

Community Health Systems | Birmingham, AL, 35275, US

Posted 24 days ago

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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse functions under supervision of RN Team Leader and performs delegated tasks. Licensed Practical Nurse is care partner to RN/Team Leader. Administers nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Associates degree in Nursing and basic life support is required. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Licensed Practical Nurse functions under supervision of RN Team Leader and performs delegated tasks.  Licensed Practical Nurse is care partner to RN/Team Leader.  Patient Care is provided collaboratively.  Tasks performed are in compliance with department and hospital policies and procedures and within education preparation as well as Alabama Nurse Practice Act.Administers nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. High school diploma and certification as a licensed practical nurse. Associates degree in Nursing and basic life support required. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Grandview Medical Center, a 434-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, AL., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties. The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center.  Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.