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WellStar Health Systems Licensed Practical Nurse in LaGrange, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

Florence Hand Home is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join their Night shift team.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Manager and functions within the LPN Scope of Practice. The LPN is responsible for providing direct patient care to patients with medical/surgical needs. This includes age appropriate interventions that meet physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs.

The LPN is responsible for coordination and delivery of high quality care. LPN participates in call rotation and weekend visits as needed. The LPN can serve as a preceptor for new LPN employees. They are responsible for attending and participating in staff meetings, in-services, special projects and continued education.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing

  • Current State of Georgia professional licensure.

Required Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of one year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment preferred.

Required Minimum Skills

  • Positive leadership, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong assessment and clinical skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write and follow directions to patient’s homes.

  • Use of Windows based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Job ID 2020-51306

Position Type Full-Time

Department Florence Hand Home

Facility WellStar West Georgia Medical Center

Category Nursing: Direct Care

City LaGrange

Shift Nights

State Georgia

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