Licensed Practical Nurse - UNC Urology at Lenoir - Per Diem
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Deep Run
Posted on: May 12, 2022
DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Provides direct patient care, meeting both psychological and
physical needs in accordance with the plan of care, physician's
orders, and nursing and department policies and procedures.
Patients range in age from neonate to geriatric. Care may be
provided in an inpatient setting, ambulatory care, home health, or
1. Contributes to the development and maintenance of a current,
individualized, goal-oriented plan of care and consults with other
health professionals to assure that the assessed needs of
patient/caregiver are met.
2. Observes, assesses, documents, and reports patient response to
treatments/therapies and teaching, and adjusts priorities of care
according to patient/caregiver needs. Collects, documents, and
reports (to responsible MD or RN) data regarding patient's
biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational,
and discharge planning needs.
3. Participates in unit, service, and/or department enrichment
activities which contribute to positive outcomes such as assigned
committees, CQI activities/groups, and the orientation and
education of other personnel.
4. Provides a broad range of treatments/therapies to patients
including, but not limited to, respiratory treatments, Oral/NG/NT
suctioning, and tracheostomy care, administration of medications,
observation of cardiac monitors, respirators, etc. and reporting of
any changes, assistance to physician with special procedures,
monitoring of intravenous infusions, performs point of care
testing, performs routine laboratory work, changing/irrigating
catheters, specialized sterile dressings, and patient/caregiver
teaching based upon the established teaching plan.
5. Provides assistance to patients and families during admission to
the clinical area, orientation to the hospital/clinic experience,
6. Provides support to patients and families. Verbally de-escalates
frightened or potentially aggressive patients. Facilitates age
appropriate coping strategies for patients.
Other InformationOther information:
- Requires graduation from a state accredited program of
practical nurse education including a pharmacology course (or
completion of an approved pharmacology course upon graduation)
which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the
administration of medications required by the work
- Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in the
applicable state (NC or VA).Professional Experience
- No prior experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities
Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: UNC Physicians
Organization Unit: UNC Urology at LenoirWork Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 0.10Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job:
US:NC:KinstonExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Jacksonville , Licensed Practical Nurse - UNC Urology at Lenoir - Per Diem, Healthcare , Deep Run, North Carolina
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