Licensed Practical Nurse - Vidant Immediate Care - Ahoskie, NC

Apply Now

918208

Vidant Medical Group

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Group

Vidant Medical Group is a reputable and established multi-specialty physician group that provides superior care for the health and wellness needs of eastern North Carolina's patients. With more than 350 primary and specialty care providers in more than 70 locations, quality health care is never far from home.

Responsibilities

  • Continually seeks to improve quality of services provided and actively participates in unit-based as well as hospital and/or Vidant Health based quality initiatives.
  • Demonstrates financial stewardship by carefully and responsibly assisting in the management of the financial well-being of our organization through submission and implementation of cost-saving ideas, avoidance of waste in supply and/or medication use, adherence to staffing matrixes and effective time management and prioritization.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and diagnosis of the patient/client.
  • Systematically observes and reports patient’s overall clinical status to the Physician.
  • Assists the physician in the operation of Vidant Immediate Care Clinic.
  • Acquires clinical data from studies, measurements, and monitoring, with consideration for the age and diagnosis of the patient, and reports to/consults with MD as needed.
  • Provides/records all patient and family education based on learning assessment in patient medical record.
  • Identifies need for and initiates referrals as dictated by physician.
  • Provides nursing and ordered therapeutic interventions according to current standards of care.
  • Incorporates department protocol driven care appropriately to direct clinical practice.
  • Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper hand washing according to infection control policy.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Uses department “scripts” to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, coworkers and students in person or over the phone.
  • Participates in life-support activities as required, responding to Code Blue emergencies as per unit/department protocol.
  • Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, disinfection, infection control and quality control standards.
  • As directed by the supervisor may have additional responsibility as charge nurse and/or preceptor for students and/or new employees.
  • Demonstrates effective computer skills for electronic charting, billing and order processing.
  • Participates in In-service Education and obtains education contact hours necessary to maintain licensure.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing growth and self-development by independently seeking learning opportunities throughout employment at Vidant Medical Group.

Minimum Requirements

  • Licensed by the North Carolina Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Current BLS at time of hire and maintained during employment.

Other Information

  • 1 Full-time vacancy. 32-40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 1 pm-9 pm
  • Resume Recommended

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

Share This: