Licensed Practical Nurse, Cardiology Unit
Full-Time, 72 Hours per pay period, Days
Job Objectives:Provide direct nursing care to all patients assigned.
Education/Knowledge/Skills: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. Must have knowledge of:
+ General nursing theory and practice;
+ Hospital policies and procedures;
+ Infection control;
+ Fire and Safety regulations.
For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.
Experience:Previous experience in department specialty is required.Prefer telemetry experience.
Licensure/Certifications:Must be currently licensed by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or have a temporary permit to practice. Must be currently certified in the life support program(s) specific to unit(s) worked (CPR, ACLS, NALS) or must be recertified during orientation period.
FacilityMethodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Job LocationUS-TN-Oak Ridge
Department NameCARDIOLOGY UNIT