LPN, Mullins Nursing Center, PRN

Medical University of South Carolina | Mullins, SC, United States

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Posted Date 10/25/2023
Description

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the delivery of patient care by applying skills and techniques common to the practice of vocational nursing. The Licensed Practical Nurse functions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and performs tasks related to patient care.

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

PRN

Cost Center

CC001675 MAR - Standard Care Hall 2 (MNH)

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-23

Scheduled Weekly Hours

8

Work Shift

Job Description

Provides patient/family centered care, acting as partner and adviser, assists and supports patients and families to optimally manage their health care, respecting their culture and values, individual needs, health goals and treatment preferences. Applies critical reasoning and astute clinical judgment in order to expedite appropriate care and treatment, especially given that the patient may be present with complex problems or potentially life-threatening conditions. Uses critical thinking in clinical problem-solving relative to the scope of practice, knowledge, competency, and experience. Assists medical staff with preparation, examination, and procedure to include interviewing/screening patients to obtain personal data and chief complaint, documentation for records, and vital signs. Performs telephone and in-person screenings. Participates in recording and reporting responsibilities; documents findings relevant to patients' health care status or plan of care, documents accurately and consistently in accordance with approved policies/procedures. Prioritizes and documents patient incoming phone calls, as assigned, regarding medications, medical conditions, and reviews with provider as needed for orders or changes. Cleans and stocks examination rooms and/or other supply areas. Documents all patient care delivered in the medical record according to the medical center policy.

Need to talk to a Recruiter?  Please contact Shannon Shaw at 843-674-2694 or shawsh@musc.edu

Additional Job Description

Education:

  • - Graduate of a School of Practical Nursing
  • - Must possess a current Licensed Practical Nurse license and exhibit proficiency in nursing care and oral communication.
  • - Must obtain/ maintain additional education qualifications according to the laws governing nursing in the state of South Carolina in the area of medications, IV Therapy etc.

Experience:

  • - Previous experience preferred in a hospital, nursing home, or medically related environment.

Licenses/Certificates:

  •  1.   Current License for practical nurse issued by the LLR Board of Nursing for South Carolina or Compact Licensure Agreement.
  •  2.   Current BLS and to be maintained biannually. 

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health | Nursing

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