Nov 19, 2021

LPN I

  • CarolinaEast Health System
  • New Bern, NC, USA
Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

About CarolinaEast Medical Center

CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,600 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees.

Job Summary: The Licensed Practical Nurse shall perform services in the provision of supportive or restorative care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Minimum Requirements: Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. Current LPN license with the North Carolina State Board of Nursing. Participation in continuing education programs as required by hospital and NC State Board of Nursing. Must have a good basic knowledge of nursing principles and practices. Possess the ability to relate effectively to patients, their families, physicians, staff, and all others using proper channels of communication. Maintain current AHA BLS certification. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit(s). The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to collect data reflective of the patient’s status and to provide the care needed relative to the patient’s age-specific needs as described in the unit’s/area’s/department’s policies and procedures.