• Palmetto Health
  • Columbia, SC
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 1111 Gervais St

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**Job Summary:**
This job provides care for patients in specialty clinic or physician
practice settings utilizing basic nursing practice knowledge and skills.
*All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with
Palmetto Health's values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity
and teamwork.*
Evaluation: Records patient care delivered as planned and any variation,
with appropriate rationale.
Assessment: Collects patient data and completes required forms with
appropriate responses according to clinic standards; identifies
patient's overt problems/needs and sets priorities.
Implementing/Managing Care: Care provided conforms to accepted practice
standards; provides correct treatments/procedures and other care as
prescribed and according to patient care standards; demonstrates
understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients
served; explains nursing procedures in appropriate forms; provides
discharge teaching; identifies emergency situations and takes
appropriate action; understands and demonstrates respect for patient
rights and identifies mechanisms for
management of ethical issues in patient care.
Planning Care: Follows patient care plan developed by the clinic nurse.
Maintains patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance
guidelines established by the practice.
Assists physicians in preparing for examinations and minor procedures.
Performs all other tasks and projects assigned by the clinic manager or
Education: Graduate of an accredited Practical Nursing Program required.
Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
Experience: Two years experience as a licensed practical nurse
Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Must be licensed as a
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in South Carolina. Current CPR required
prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the
American Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended
Learning or in Person CPR AED through the[ American Red
or Classroom or Skills Session Heartsaver CPR AED through the[ American
Certification must include an in-person skills session.)
Special Training: Proficient in the use of email and Internet
applications. Knowledge of practice management and word processing
software. Must possess a working knowledge of managed care basics and
experience working with a managed care and Medicare
population. Must possess and maintain excellent communication skills.
Associated topics: board, care nurse, certified nursing assistant, clinic, gyn, locum, np, nursing assistant cna, physician assistant, practice

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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