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LPN

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and pediatricians in 34 locations throughout the Triangle. Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet-- organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina--s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance! MLPN- Duke Primary CareOcc Summary - this isa Float Pool position.activities.Working knowle dge of procedures and techniques involved inadministering routine and sp ecialBoard of Nursing.healthcare team, physicians,safety precautionsdesi gnated by work area orperformance improvement opportunitiesresources. Wo rk Performedorganization.treatments to patients. Level Characteristics N /Acare.nursing care techniques asappraisal of effectiveness ofinterventi ons.regulatory requirements.families in accordance with therequired; adm inister intravenous medications and fluids as directed;collaboratively.w ithin the service.information, treatment, andunder the supervision of am aterial and equipment andreport any equipment malfunctions to chargenurs ing support staff.special procedures that apply topractical nursing. Abl e to independently seekout resources and workfollow-up.techniques and sp ecial Assume responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patien tsregistered nurse or physician in patient care area. Administermedicati ons and special nursingcaretechniques prescribed for assigned patients. Provides nursing servicesto patients and families inaccordance with the scope of the LPN as defined by theNorth Carolina Administer medications as prescribed by physician and employ specialassist with instrumentproc essing and schedulingappoints. Maintains required records. Provide and d ocument direct nursing care of assigned patients under thesupervision of aregistered nurse orphysician. Nursing care is guided by the physiciano rders and the nursing planof care. Patient response to care is reported to a registered nurse forevaluation, intervention andmodification of the plan of care. Assist other health care personnel inthe delivery of pati ent care. Assist physicians and other nursing personnel in the performan ce ofvarious diagnostic proceduresand patient teaching. Evaluate nursing care with emphasison nursing procedures and patientresponses; takes pat ientconcern messages, assists in the delivery of nursing care and select ionof nursing priorities. Assist in the development and implementation o f general policiesandprocedures to provide forthe emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients; participatein the formulation of newpol icies. Participatein maintaining the environment of careincludingequipme nt and other material Participate in the identification of clinical or o perationaland assists in performance improvement Assist with control of material resources and maintenance; assist innurse. Participate in in-se rvice education programs and other conferences Assist in the training of new employees. May be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities s uch as JointCommission, Infection Control,and falls and/or participate i n cliniccommittees. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Knowledge, Skills andAbilities Knowledge of scope of li censed practicalnurse, ability to delegate to Considerable knowledge of the care and treatment of patients and Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,administrators, leadership and others. Able to teach patients andnursing plan of Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize Competent in BLS and/or other specia lized life support requirements Able to use fine motor skills. Able tor ecord activities, document Able to use computer and learn new software p rograms. Able to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patien ts. Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking. Able to remain foc used and organized. Working knowledge of sterileprocedures that are appl icable to workperformed. Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygie ne and basic health andapplicable to work in a hospital. Working knowled ge of infection control procedures and safetyprecautions Ability to unde rstandand follow oral and written instructions. Working knowledge and co mpletion of appropriate JCAHO and other Minimum Qualifications Education Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse program. Experience No experience required. Degrees, Licensures, Certifications Current State ofNorth Carolina LPN licensure is required. Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Keywords: Duke University Health System, Durham , LPN, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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