Location: US:PA:Wyomissing Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 7:30a - 4:00p Recruiter Contact: Amy Hazel at firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Provider, the Wound Care Center Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides wound-related and other basic nursing care to the center's patients according to all the WCC and hospital policies and procedures, care and safety protocols, and Clinical Services Practice Guidelines. All Healogics employees must perform their job responsibilities according to all Healogics policies, Hospital policies, as well as to accrediting organizations, federal and state regulation, and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, as applicable.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program/state approved educational program
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license in the state of practice -to maintain throughout the duration of employment in the position
Two (2) or more years' experience as LPN/LVN, to include one (1) or more years in SNF or LTACH setting Wound care experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated competency in BLS (Basic Life Support)
Demonstrated organization, prioritization and time-management skills
Basic knowledge of regulatory/accrediting requirements for healthcare organizations.
Strong interpersonal, listening, as well as oral and written communication skills
Customer service skills and follow-up skills
Ability to multi-task and to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work with others and in a team environment
Problem solving skills
Ability to stay calm in all situations
Working knowledge of computerized nursing system
Able to stand & sit constantly; walk frequently.
Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-50 lbs. occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs. frequently; 21-75 lbs. occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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