Licensed Practical Nurse -PT*

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Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse -PT*
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 29508

Department Information Minimum Requirements:Graduation from an LPN programCurrent, active Georgia licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in good standingMust possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Knowledge of basic anatomy/physiology, medication administration, and medical procedures/treatment
Excellent interpersonal, prioritization, and communication skills
Ability to plan, assign and supervise
Ability to lift patients and maintain patient confidentiality Preferred:One year experience in a geriatric or long-term care setting Responsibilities:The duties include but are not limited to: assist in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in the delivery of patient care; under the guidance of a clinical supervisor, provides individualized, direct patient care to promote restoration of health and achievement of patient health goals; accurately obtain and records patient's vital signs and assess patient status to determine appropriate care or treatment necessary for problem presented; carry out established techniques for administration of medications and obtaining specimens; recognize the patient's physical and mental changes and takes appropriate actions; assist in training new personnel; perform functions in maintenance of proper nutrition and fluid balance such as assisting with meals, tube feeding, and monitoring oral and IV fluids; assist in performing diagnostic procedures; and perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Shift/Salary: Shift: Rotating
Pay Grade: 12
Minimum Pay: $16.00/H - $19.58/H Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until filled

Certifications Current, active Georgia licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse; Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification

Conditions of Employment “In conjunction with an offer of employment, selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University’s Criminal Background Check process. In addition, candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran’s Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care Background Check process. For specific positions, selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical, drug screening and/or credit check.” Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time