WellStar Health Systems LPN in Atlanta, Georgia
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar,our mission is simple, yet powerful:to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Manager and functions within the LPN Scope of Practice. The LPN is responsible for providing direct patient care to patients with medical/surgical needs. This includes age appropriate interventions that meet physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs.
The LPN is responsible for coordination and delivery of high quality care. LPN participates in call rotation and weekend visits as needed. The LPN can serve as a preceptor for new LPN employees. They are responsible for attending and participating in staff meetings, in-services, special projects and continued education.
Required Minimum Education
Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing
Current State of Georgia professional licensure.
Required Minimum Experience
- Minimum of one year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment preferred.
Required Minimum Certification:
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) is required
Required Minimum Skills
Positive leadership, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong assessment and clinical skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write and follow directions to patient’s homes.
Use of Windows based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc.
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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Job ID 2021-74469
Position Type Full-Time
Department Licensed Practical Nurse
Facility WellStar Shared Services
Category Nursing: Direct Care