Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - South Cobb OB/GYN
Wellstar Health Systems

Austell, Georgia

Posted in Health and Safety


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Overview

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.
Responsibilities

How would you like to work in a professional practice where you are appreciated and valued?

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions under the direction of the Physician, Nurse Supervisor and/or Practice/Office Manager. Recognizes patient's needs and symptoms in advance. Provides care for the patient under the physician's direction. Includes preparing patient for exams, assisting during treatments, coordinating tests and follow-up care, and recording treatment in medical record. Assists with patient and family education. Demonstrates competency and skills to serve patients of all ages including neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. Performs other duties, as necessary.

It is expected that all LPNs are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implement the Nursing Practice Standards and Code for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses put forth by the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc. (NFLPN). As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures, while supporting service excellence goals.
Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate from a practical or vocational nursing program.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

Current/active license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Georgia.

Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association prior to hire date.ACLS/PALS may be required in some practice areas.

Required Minimum Experience:

Previous healthcare experience preferred. Experience in ambulatory, outpatient setting preferred. In some cases, hospital-based experience may substitute. Specific experience in practice specialty may be required.

Required Minimum Skills:

Must be organized and manage time efficiently to assure patient comfort and satisfaction. Attentiveness to detail. Strong interpersonal/human relations skills, interact positively withstaff, providers, and patients. Must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills. The employee should also be able to adhere to the WellStar Credo and Code of Conduct.


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