South Georgia Medical Center LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE in Valdosta, Georgia
This job will be full time to provide coverage at one of our SGMC Enterprise Clinics. Promotes delivery of quality patient care through implementation of the nursing processes for all age groups cared and served by SGMC Physicians Group. Functions as a patient advocate, assists with financial control and cost effectiveness in functioning of the facility through the proper use of supplies and patient charges. Will need the ability to work with other clinical staff. Assist with the personal professional growth and development of other staff. Follows and implements all departmental and SGMC Policy & Procedures and regulatory agencies. Promotes a sense of encouragement for all team members to follow SGMC mission and vision. Maintains an atmosphere which ensures SGMC Physicians Group’s values, goals, policies and procedures are consistently supported and enforced. Assist in the collection of data as required to meet regulatory and other standards. Will require the ability to be cross trained in all areas of care and service. Works with staff Physicians, other team members,
- patients and families to provide a cooperative working environment. Plans and organizes daily work habits. Completes in-service education. Ability to formulate judgments based on the recognition of normal physiology. Completes assigned tasks / daily assignments in designated time period while experiencing continuous interruptions. Assist in Laboratory Collection or onsite testing and related duties as required by Lab Regulatory Agencies. Assist and process workload in an efficient manner to ensure the most expedient turnaround time in patient admission and discharge. Subjected to high levels of stress and irregular work hours.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Current license as Practical Nurse in Georgia.
Knowledge and skill in generic nursing practices.
Skillful in verbal and non-verbal communications.
Knowledge in lab procedures and instruments preferred, but not required.
Knowledge in EKG procedures preferred, but not required.
Certified in Basic Life Support.
Certified in ACLS & PALS (to be completed within 1 ½ years of hiring) preferred
Demonstrates ability to adapt to new situations, set priorities, and utilizes problem solving techniques.