LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE


  • Location: Morganton, NC
  • Posted: May 13, 2019

Job Description


Associate Degree
BLS through American Heart Association
LPN licensed by the NC Board of Nursing

JOB SUMMARY: Follows the nursing process and standards of care under the direction of the physician. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patient/client served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures. Provides care over an extended time, in various settings, spanning the illness to wellness continuum. Performs other related duties as deemed competent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduate of an approved school of practical nursing

Experience: Preferably, a minimum of one year, Med-Surg or related

License/Registration: Current license - Licensed Practical Nurse in North Carolina. Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required

Other: Thorough knowledge of nursing standards, principles and procedures; ability to work well with others

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires frequently: lifting 35 lbs from floor to waist and waist to eye level; pushing 40 lbs; pulling 80 lbs; standing; walking; repetitive trunk rotation-standing; manual dexterity; both handedness (both hands must be used) functional vision and hearing; Occasionally: one handed carrying 15lbs; work kneeling; work squatting/crouching; visual color discrimination; and visual depth perception

Employment Type


  • Full Time

Schedule Information


Hours: Mon-Fri with some early and late hours

Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge

2201 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655

Phone: (828) 580-5000

Web: http://www.blueridgehealth.org

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