Licensed Practical Nurse - Cancer Center 2-2 Breast/Gyn/Endo Durham, NC
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 12, 2024
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well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities,
including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery
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Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
Assume responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned
patients Nursing. under the supervision of a registered nurse or
physician in patient care area. Provides nursing services to
patients and families in accordance withthe scope of the LPN as
defined by the North Carolina Board of
Provide and document direct nursing care of assigned patients under
the Perform other related duties incidental to the work described
herein.activities. Assist in the development and implementation of
general policies and Evaluate nursing care with emphasis on nursing
procedures and patient Assist physicians and other nursing
personnel in the performance of Assist in the training of new
employees. Participate in maintaining the environment of care
including equipment various diagnostic procedures. Assist with
control of material resources and maintenance; assist in within the
service. Participate in in-service education programs and other
conferences supervision of a registered nurse or physician. Nursing
care is guided by the physician 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.
responses; assist in the delivery of nursing care and selection of
nursing priorities. procedures to provide for the emotional and
physical comfort and safety of patients; participate in the
formulation of new policies. and other material resources.
Participate in the identification of clinical or operational
performance improvement opportunities and assists in performance
improvement appraisal of effectiveness of material and equipment
and report any equipment malfunctions to charge nurse.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of licensed practical nurse, ability to delegate
to Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other
Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements
Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health
and Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures
that are Able to communicate clearly with patients, families,
visitors, interventions. regulatory requirements. nursing support
staff. Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and
prioritize Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved
in administering Working knowledgeof infection control procedures
and safety precautions Able to use computer and learn new software
programs. 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.
healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.
Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing
plan of care. information, treatment, and follow-up. designated by
work area or organization. Able to use fine motor skills. Able to
record activities, document Able to navigate the entity to provide
clinical care for patients. Able to withstand prolonged standing
and walking. Able to remain focused and organized. applicable to
work performed. routine and special treatments to patients. safety
precautions applicable to work in a hospital. Ability to understand
and follow oral and written instructions. Pre-employment Physical
Capacity Testing Required
Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse
No experience required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required.
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