LPN-Med/Surg (Full-Time)

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 BLS (CPR) certification required.

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.