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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Baylor Shift

Company: Lexington Medical - Extended Care
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

*7am - 7pm Saturdays and Sundays**7pm-7am Saturdays and Sundays*_*Full Time Sign-on Bonus: Up to $10,000*_*Job Summary*The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs a wide variety of patient care activities and accommodative services for patients in the patient care unit under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The LPN practices within the guidelines set forth by S. C. State Board of Nursing and LCHD policies and procedures.*Minimum Qualifications**Minimum Years of Experience: *Three years of long-term nursing experience preferred*Substitutable Education & Experience: *None*Required Certifications/Licensure: *Licensed in South Carolina as an LPN; Basic first aid and CPR certification required*Required Training: *Completes yearly safety training and other mandatory classes.*Essential Functions** Works in a cooperative manner, which fosters relations between employees and patients, patients' families, visitors, fellow employees, and the medical staff. Accepts chain of command, supervision, and constructive criticism.* Exhibits commitment and pride through personal example by speaking positively about LMC, the department employees, and guests.* Contributes to teamwork and creates harmonious, effective and positive working relationships with others by: Responding to requests in a cooperative and responsive manner; Speaking respectfully of/to other employees and guests by minimizing criticism and adversarial behaviors; Assuming responsibility without making excuses, offering assistance whenever possible without being asked.* Respects, understands, and responds with sensitivity to employees and guests by treating others as one would wish to be treated.* Resolves conflicts and problem-solves by: Remaining calm when confronted; Listening carefully; Acknowledging that the problem is valid to the other person's perception; Attempting to identify solutions and/or referring person to the appropriate authority; Attempting to deliver more than is expected.* Exhibits telephone courtesy by: Answering promptly with proper name and department; Speaking with a pleasant tone while focusing attention to caller; Transferring calls correctly and promptly; Attending to calls on hold in a timely manner.* Maintains confidentiality by: Discouraging gossip; Using discretion when discussing patient, work or LMC related information with others.* Utilizes the service recovery process to resolve complaints (GIFT).* Collects and records data related to patient's physical, psychosocial, and spiritual condition and reports findings to RN.* Collaborates with RN to develop and update Plan of Care as needed.* Assists with reinforcement of patient and family education.* Administers care and treatment as outline din the Plan of Care and in accordance with LCHD's Policies and Procedures.* Documents and reports to RN patients' response to care and treatments rendered.* Demonstrates ability to provide comfort measures: Provides for personal hygiene needs; Assists patient with nutrition and elimination needs; Provides nonpharmacological and pharmacological interventions to enhance comfort.* Demonstrates ability to provide safe patient care environment: Orients patient to environment; Recognizes need to implement safety measures i.e., Spot the Dot, Derm Alert; Follows Policies and Procedures for lifting; Properly uses minimal lift equipment; Follows Infection Control Policies and Procedures.*We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:** Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits* Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)* Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one. LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.* Employer paid life insurance - equal to 1x salary* Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary* Adoption assistance* LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment* Tuition reimbursement* Student loan forgivenessJob Type: Full-timePay: $25.00 - $36.00 per hourExpected hours: 24 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* GeriatricsPhysical setting:* Long term care* Nursing homeStandard shift:* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shift* Overnight shiftSupplemental pay types:* Signing bonusSupplemental schedule:* HolidaysWeekly schedule:* Every weekendApplication Question(s):* Are you interested in the 7:00am-7:00pm or 7:00pm-7:00am shift?Work Location: In person

Keywords: Lexington Medical - Extended Care, Columbia , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Baylor Shift, Healthcare , Lexington, South Carolina

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