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Licensed Practical Nurse, Neuroscience

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Job Title
LPN
ID
3507472
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
NEUROSCIENCE UNIT

Overview

Licensed Practical Nurse, Neuroscience

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

7:00 pm - 7:00 am; Every other weekend and rotation of minor and major holiday.

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, we specialize in neurological treatment and hold the longest running comprehensive stroke certification in the region - we provide full cycle, cutting edge stroke treatment including neurosurgical procedures, and neurointerventional radiology. We are a tertiary referral center for stroke and neurological care, meaning other hospitals trust us with their most complex patients.

Neurological medical/surgical floor, 5 North, is located on the fifth floor of the hospital.

As the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Covenant Health, we take great pride in providing exceptional care and timely treatment for our patients.

5 North is a 35-bed unit. We specialize and treat a wide range of neurological conditionals such as, but not limited to hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes, aneurysms, subdural hematomas, post neurosurgical and interventional radiology cases.

Our team is comprised of RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and PCAs, utilizing each to the top of their scope.

We follow a 12- hour shift, weekends/holidays on a six-week schedule.

Team members utilize a self-scheduling software, and employee requests are then used during the scheduling process to balance and coordinate with the department’s needs.We pride ourselves in fostering a culture of positivity and teamwork. Our team has a passion for patient care and loves their coworkers.

If you are passionate about putting patients first and want to work alongside RN experts in the Neuro field, apply for our Neuro Unit today!

Position Summary:

The LPN/LVN will provide nursing care under supervision of a registered nurse, within an assigned unit.

Recruiter: Jennifer Gordon || jgordon2@covhlth.com || 865-374-8107

Responsibilities

  • Initiates admission database and history, and in collaboration with the RN implements patient and family teaching and care needs.
  • Practices in compliance with all regulatory standards and adheres to all hospital policy and procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Performs and prioritizes nursing care tasks.
  • Accurately follows the nursing plan of care and pertinent medical orders in collaboration and under direction of a RN.
  • Observes and reports nursing interventions and patient responses, and documents in a timely, concise and legible manner.
  • Recognizes, responds, and reports changes in patient conditions to RN Team Leader.
  • Participates in unit specific quality assurance activities and patient care conferences as requested.
  • Demonstrates principles of infection control; collaborates with infection control nurse to ensure safety of patients, visitors, and personnel.
  • Assists in orienting new employees or students to unit routines.
  • Administers IV venipuncture and parenteral fluids per established hospital protocol.
  • Performs specific advanced patient care treatments as approved to perform per hospital protocol.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience:

No prior experience as a LPN/LVN needed.

Licensure Requirement:

Currently licensed by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). BLS.

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