Position Med Surg Licensed Practical Nurse (Full-Time Days)
Department Med/Surg
Location Monroe County Hospital - Georgia

What We Bring To The Table:
Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
403(B) Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Life Insurance & AD&D – Employer Paid
Supplemental Policies – Cancer, Short-Term Disability & Accident (Optional)
Free Parking
How You Will Add Value:

  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed practical nurse.
  • Records patients’ medical information and vital signs.
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients. Interprets and records electronic displays.
  • Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology.
  • Provides beside care for a wide variety of medical patients; including pre- and post-surgery patients.
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury by explaining post-treatment home care needs.
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, and starts IVs.
  • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient.
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocols.
  • Participates in discharge planning.
  • Utilizes time management skills.
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately, completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format, and on the appropriate forms.
  • Answer and refer telephone calls or other inquiries to ensure accurate and timely communications are facilitated.
  • Cooperates with distribution of resources to maintain a therapeutic environment.
  • Float among various clinical services where qualified and competent.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Current, valid certification in the state of Georgia as Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Current, valid AHA Healthcare Provider training (BCLS).

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Position Med Surg Licensed Practical Nurse (Full-Time Days)
Department Med/Surg
Location Monroe County Hospital - Georgia