Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Nurse Manager or immediate supervision of an RN, the person holding this position provides professional patient care services.
Reports to: Departmental Nurse Manager
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and Licensed in the State of Arkansas as a Practical Nurse, certified in BLS.
Experience: One year experience preferred.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
May assess patient needs, may plan and implement patient care activities in collaboration with RN
Documents on individual flow sheet and progress notes all pertinent and meaningful observations and information
Responsible for adhering to established standards of nursing practice, managing supplies and equipment under the direction of the Nurse Manager
Participates in computerized health information systems
Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner
Maintains nursing competencies
Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
Actively participate in all special events
Performs other duties as assigned
May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis