LPN PRN Ridge

  • Blue Ridge Healthcare
  • Grace Ridge Morganton North Carolina 28655 US
  • Posted: Apr 17, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists the Registered Nurse in providing professional nursing care.  Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the resident/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 accredited school of practical nursing

Experience:     Preferably, Long-term care or related

License/Registration:  Current NC license - Licensed Practical Nurse. 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: 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: lifting 35 lbs from floor to waist and waist to eye level; one handed carrying 15lbs; work kneeling; work squatting/crouching; visual color discrimination; and visual depth perception.  In the environment occasionally exposed to wetness; slippery surfaces; ionizing radiation and accident exposure.