Oct 12, 2021

Licensed Practical Nurse / Float Department / PRN / Variable Shifts

  • Grady Health System
  • 225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

Grady Health System offers many career paths for your professional growth. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!

SUMMARY
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), under the supervision of the Professional Registered Nurse and/or the Physician, is responsible for providing age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, educating patients and their families, collecting information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The LPN participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of health care services and tasks. The role of the LPN also includes patient advocacy, teaching, performance improvement, and supervision of unlicensed personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing as a Graduate Practical Nurse
  • Current Georgia License as a Practical Nurse
  • Current American Heart Association BLS Certification Required


Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to attend 8 hours a day for the first week to attend mandatory orientation.
  • Supplemental Float Staff are required to work a minimum of four (12-hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the hospital and are not guaranteed.
  • PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise
  • PRN nurses must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed
  • PRN roles are required to commit to a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours per schedule period with flexibility to work all shifts; one 12 hour shift per week, one 12 hour shift on a weekend per schedule period, one major & one minor holiday.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.