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Licensed Practical Nurse, Acute Rehabilitation, 7pm – 7:30am

Emory Healthcare

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted January 2, 2022.

Emory Healthcare would like to invite you to join our nationally recognized, 56 bed Rehabilitation hospital, with accreditation from CARF and the Joint Commission. In addition to CARF and Triennial Accreditation by Joint Commission, our Emory Stroke Center is a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission.

As a joint venture between Select Medical Corporation and Emory Healthcare, Emory Rehab Hospital is an independent hospital within the Emory Healthcare network. 

Our nurses are integral members of high-functioning teams committed to excellence and outstanding patient care, driven by their expertise, compassion and dedication to evidence-based practice, and operate at a higher level of practice.

If you have

We invite you to consider advancing your career at Emory Healthcare.

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Performs basic assessment of patient and monitors response to interventions.

    Reports observations to appropriate personnel.

    Obtains vital signs and measurements.

    Safely performs designated nursing procedures and other measures per competency management process while following appropriate policies.

  • Administers and records routine medications following appropriate standards of care.

    Administers primary IV fluids and designated medications.

  • Monitors infusions of epidural and patient controlled analgesia medications.

    Assists in monitoring controlled substances.

  • Provides emotional and physical comfort and safety for patients.

    Assists with hygiene, nourishment (feeding and enteral feedings), and related personal care for both ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients.

  • Monitors patient response to nourishment and enteral feeding flow rates and irrigation.

    Performs venipuncture to administer fluids, medicine, blood and/or withdraw blood.

    May assist with various diagnostic procedures.

  • Provides input into the patient care plan including discharge planning; coordinates care with professional and support staff.
  • Implements appropriate critical pathways.

    Establishes and maintains communications with the health care team, patient, and family.

  • Teaches patient and family and reinforces as necessary.

    Accesses and enters information on administration of medicines, technical and physical observations of patients in accordance with hospital guidelines.

  • Maintains confidentiality of information.

    May assist with research projects.

    As necessary, assists with admission, transfer and discharge of patients, fluid intake and output and appropriate recording, collection of urine, stool and sputum specimens.

  • Maintains clean, safe and therapeutic environment for patient in compliance with Universal Precautions guidelines and safety standards.
  • Operates specialized medical equipment common to assigned work area.

    Assists in maintaining equipment and related supplies.

    Performs other related duties as required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

    Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program.

    A minimum of two years patient care experience preferred (within the last 5 years).

    Computer skills preferred.

  • Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Georgia.
  • Current BLS (CPR) Healthcare provider certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departments.

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