Dec 01, 2022

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)–Nurse Resident, February 2023, Surgical Nursing

  • Prisma Health
  • Columbia, SC, USA
Full time

Job Description

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference. Job Summary The LPN-Resident job has the responsibility of attending all quality and core curriculum classes, actively participating in professional development workshops and peer support groups, and successfully completing all clinical competencies and validation requirements of the Nurse Residency Program. Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Clinical Education Team while refining nursing knowledge and skills. Actively participates in managing clinical situations for which he/she is assigned under the direct supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse who oversees all clinical experiences, documentation and procedures in the clinical environment. All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Prisma Health's Compassion Standards, Mission, Vision and Values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity, and teamwork. Adheres to policy and procedure requirements of the organization including, but not limited to: licensure renewal, assigned training, employee health screenings, time and attendance policy, dress code policy, patient confidentiality, infection control, medication administration. Service Line: Adult Multi-Specialty Services Location: Richland Unit: Surgical Nursing Accountabilities Data Collection: Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to unit standards; identifies patient’s problems/needs and communicates with the RN; reviews and records latest diagnostic results; performs patient care under the direct supervision of the licensed RN. 20% Planning Care: Participates in the interdisciplinary care team to provide input on the plan of care based on nursing process and which incorporates the plans of other disciplines and continuing care needs; makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services under the direct supervision of the licensed RN. 20% Implementing Care: Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards; provides 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; provides discharge teaching; identifies emergency situations and escalates to the RN; acts as an advocate for  patient care with other health care personnel and evaluates patient care measures instituted; understands and demonstrates respect for patient rights and utilizes established mechanisms for management of ethical issues in patient care under the direct supervision of the licensed RN. 20% Evaluation: Records patient care delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems; implements nursing measures related to impending or associated problems under the direct supervision of the licensed RN. 20% Leadership:  Integrates cost effective measures into nursing practice; recognizes unit problems and takes responsibility for escalating to the RN; demonstrates active participation in QI processes; complies with hospital expectations to meet staffing demands based on patient care needs; complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions; recognizes inappropriate and/or ineffective patient care management, resolves issue/problem and completes written reports; fulfils call for unit as assigned and adjusts staffing for census (volume) and acuity under the direct supervision of the licensed RN. 20% Supervisory/Management Responsibilities This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive. Minimum Requirements Completion of a LPN program recognized by the SC State Board of Nursing Candidates with greater than 12 months LPN experience are not eligible to participate Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses Licensed to practice as a LPN in South Carolina Other Required Sills and Experience N/A Work Shift Day (United States of America) Location Richland Facility 7001 Corporate Department 70019312 Nurse Residency-Midlands Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.