+ SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY - Job Summary (general statement of purpose or objectve of position)
+ A Llicensed Practical Nurse at Baptist Health is accountable for utilizing the nursing process and the training provided by Baptist Health to provide safe, therapeutic,and compassionate patient care. The nurse is expected to demonstrate clinical competence and critical thinking under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
+ MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - Knowledge, skills, abilities, license, registration, certification, education, and experience
+ EDUCATION: Education from an ASBN approved program required for license/certification in the specific position.
+ EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE: Must demonstrate knowledge of safe nursing principals, procedures and the ability to perform basic nursing skills in the specific patient population. Specialty units require and will provide specific specialty education.
+ CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, BONDING: Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse as required by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN). Current BLS.
+ PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be able to lift, push/pull, in the process of lifting and moving large and heavy equipment and/or patients. Must be able to walk, sit, twist, bend, and stand for extended periods of time and have good mobility. May be exposed to infectious diseases with protective measures and follow up treatments provided.