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Novant Health Licensed Practical Nurse - FT Nights in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) serves as a member of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with other team members to provide care that promotes optimal health or a comforting peaceful death. The Licensed Practical Nurse utilizes best scientific evidence and compassion to assist the care of the patient during their health journey. The Licensed Practical Nurse accepts accountability for provision of care, as part of the team, in accordance with the current policies and procedures.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

The Intermediate Critical Care Unit is an exciting 20-bed unit that specializes in stepdown care. Our team utilizes an interdisciplinary approach with collaboration from Healthcare Providers, Respiratory Services, Pharmacy, Physical and Occupational Therapies, and Nursing support. We serve a population that includes but is not limited to sepsis, diabetes, various degrees of renal failure, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with non-invasive respiratory support, stable tracheostomy tubes not requiring mechanical ventilation, and those needing a vasoactive medication. Our mission is to improve the health of communities, one person at a time by delivering the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time.

  • Education: High school diploma required. Graduate of accredited practical nursing program required.

  • Experience: One year of experience in area of specialty preferred.

  • Licensure/certification/registration: Current LPN licensure in appropriate state required. BLS required.

  • Additional skills required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Has the ability to interpret information to identify each patient’s requirements for care relative to his/her age specific needs. Has knowledge and skills necessary to modify care according to patient(s) age.

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.

  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.

  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

External Posting Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - FT Nights

Job Opening ID: 2020-84742

Name: 7:00pm-7:00am

IF PRN or Other, Provide Specifics: with weekend requirements

External Company URL: https://www.novanthealth.org/careers.aspx

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