Grace Federal Solutions LLC

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Weekdays, 1st shift

Morrisville, NC - Contracted

General Description of the Job Class

 

Assume responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in the patient care area. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the LPN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. The position is in a clinic setting located in Morrisville, NC. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

 

  • Provide and document direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. Nursing care is guided by the physician's orders and the nursing plan of care.
  • Patient response to care is reported to a registered nurse for evaluation, intervention, and modification of the plan of care. Assist other health care personnel in the delivery of patient care.
  • Assist physicians and other nursing personnel in the performance of various diagnostic procedures.
  • Evaluate nursing care with an emphasis on nursing procedures and patient responses; assist in the delivery of nursing care and selection of nursing priorities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of general policies and procedures to provide for the emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients; participate in the formulation of new policies.
  • Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment and other material resources.
  • Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and assist in performance improvement activities.
  • Assist with control of material resources and maintenance; assist in the appraisal of the effectiveness of material and equipment and report any equipment malfunctions to the charge nurse.
  • Participate in in-service education programs and other conferences within the service.
  • Assist in the training of new employees.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 

Required Qualifications at this Level

 

NOTE:

The following items will be required for employment:

  • Current TB test (within the last 12 months)
  • Immunity to MMR (Mumps, Measles and Rubella) – documentation of 2 vaccinations or blood test
  • Immunity to Varicella (Chickenpox) – documentation of 2 vaccinations or blood test
  • Covid-19 Vaccination, including booster is required for this position as well as the passing of a background check. 

Shot records must be reviewed by Grace personnel prior to resumes being submitted to the hiring manager.

Education

Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse program.

 

Experience

No experience required.

 

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of scope of the licensed practical nurse, ability to delegate to nursing support staff.
  • Considerable knowledge of the care and treatment of patients and special procedures that apply to practical nursing. Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively.
  • Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.
  • Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care.
  • Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up.
  • Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organization.
  • Able to use fine motor skills. Able to record activities, and document interventions.
  • Able to use computers and learn new software programs.
  • Able to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients.
  • Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking.
  • Able to remain focused and organized.
  • Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed.
  • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.
  • Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene, and basic health and safety precautions applicable to work in a hospital.
  • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements.
  • Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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