All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule:Full Time Nights
The role you’ll contribute:
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the provision of nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients under the supervision/direction of the Registered Nurse. The LPN assists with implementation and administration of the nursing process relative to the medical and nursing plan of care. The LPN uses the nursing skills of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in their patient care delivery. Primary function is the delivery of competent, compassionate and cost-effective nursing care. This performance is in compliance with established policies, procedures and protocols under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
The LPN demonstrates collaborative and professional communication skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. The LPN strives to advance from novice to expert and become an evidence-based scholar in order to provide optimal patient care and advocate on behalf of his/her patients. The LPN serves as a role model for the mission, vision and values of AdventHealth Hendersonville. S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the North Carolina Nursing Practice Act and North Carolina Administrative Code (Rules), all regulatory standards and established policies, protocols and procedures.
The value you’ll bring to the team
Care Exemplary Practice
· Demonstrates effective skills to ensure quality patient care is provided under the direction of the Registered Nurse using the Nursing Process
o Performs and documents accurate reassessments as defined by nursing standards of care and physician orders to include:
§ Ongoing observation
§ Initiates and documents utilization of restraints per policy
§ Monitors and intervenes in pain management per policy
§ Administers and monitors respiratory therapy per policy
§ Perform dressing changes and wound care including central/PICC line dressing changes
Assure patient safety by adhering to established policies and procedures and utilizing patient safety resources such as mPPID, fall prevention and safe patient handling strategies
Implement a plan of care ad determined by the Registered Nurse and collaborate to revise plan as patient progresses
Demonstrates effective delegation skills to unlicensed associates
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize nursing interventions based on patient needs and in conjunction with unit activities and resources available.
Actively participate in bedside shift report, safety huddles, multidisciplinary patient rounds and hourly rounding to gather all information necessary to care for my patients, anticipate their needs and provide for a smooth hand-off to other members of the health care team.
Provide individualized patient education plan based on assessed learning needs, education level, language spoken and level of understanding.
Document all pertinent information (health history, assessment, test results, teaching and patient response) in a timely manner according to departmental policy.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
State or compact Licensure as a Practical Nurse
BLS obtained through the American Heart Association
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.