• Palmetto Health
  • $40,390.00 -50,980.00/year*
  • Columbia, SC
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 1111 Gervais St

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The Staffing One Solution department at Palmetto Health is seeking LPNs
to join our internal float pool during night shift hours. We are open to
full time or part time. This opportunity would allow employees to see
various acute care areas across our hospital system.
**Job Summary:**
Provides nursing care to patients under the direct and indirect
supervision of the registered nurse. The State Board of Nursing
recognizes the role of the LPN in assisting with assessment of the
patient and collection of patient health data to be used for the
complete physical assessment. The analysis and synthesis of clinical
information and the formation of problem statements and/or nursing
diagnosis are ONLY in the scope of practice of the RN and may NOT be
delegated to the LPN. An LPN may delegate nursing tasks to qualified
personnel.
*All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with
Palmetto Health's values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity,
and teamwork.*
**Responsibilities:**
Collects health care data to assist in planning care of patients.
Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by authorized
licensed personnel.
Implements nursing interventions and tasks.
Provides basic teaching for health promotion and maintenance.
Assists in the evaluation of responses to interventions.
Provides for the maintenance of safe and effective nursing care rendered
directly and indirectly.
Participates with the other health care providers in the planning and
delivering of health care.
Delegates nursing tasks to qualified others.
Performs additional acts that require special education and training and
that are approved by the board including but not limited to intravenous
therapy and other specific nursing acts. (See references from the SC
Board of Nursing called Advisory Opinion Supplement on Nursing
Management of Invasive devices in controlled setting catheter, lines
and tubes). The additional acts must be defined by Palmetto Health
policy.
**Requirements:**
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
Number and Type of Team Members Supervised: Non-licensed personnel.
Licensure, Registry, or Certification: LPN currently licensed in South
Carolina. BLS or BCLS required.
Special Training: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat
patients; completion of I.V. therapy class
EEO/AA
Associated topics: lead, license, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational, lpn, mtp, nurse iii, nurse lpn, nurses, vocational

* 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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