LOCATION : Cone Health Cancer Center - Elam, WLCH-CHCC-Medical Oncology
CITY : Greensboro
JOB DETAILS :
FTE: 0.001 ( Relief)
On Call: NO
JOB SUMMARY :
Under the direction of the RN or MD, provides quality patient care using the nursing process standards and policies established by the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act and hospital standards.
Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nursing program required.
One year professional experience in a clinical setting preferred.
LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse
BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES :
Performs general patient care under the direction of the RN, MD or Provider. Collects patient history and medical information and any additional information such as biological, psychological, social and cultural factors needed to provide complete treatment of the patient and documents in medical record. Performs clinical and technical aspects of nursing care in accordance with prescribed procedure and technique and according to unit standards and competencies. Assists in identifying patient problems, patient and family goals and developing plan of care. Implements plan of care as directed by RN or MD and documents nursing interventions performed according to policy and procedure. Documents patient response to interventions and communicates effectiveness to RN or MD or provider. Prepares equipment and exam rooms as necessary to assist physician or provider during treatment, examination and testing of patients. Implements proper procedure, technique and safety precautions as warranted by condition of patient, and monitors such practices by nursing assistants. 40 %
Establishes a caring and therapeutic nurse/healthcare team/patient/significant other relationships. Recognizes communication barriers, identifies resources and establishes plans to resolve barriers to communication. Demonstrates respect for diversity and cultural differences in patient/significant others related to age, ethnicity, gender, religion, socioeconomics, education, personality, or other unique variable. Advocates for the patient/significant other. Demonstrates skillful responses to customer needs based on particular context of the situation. Provides education to staff related to the patient/nurse relationship. Provides patient with health care instruction and information appropriate to his/her needs as stated in the plan of care documenting information provided and patient response. 35 %
Demonstrates personal accountability and effective conflict resolution/negotiation skills. Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and use of personal protective equipment. Maintains safe environment and responds appropriately to emergencies and safety hazards. Promotes positive, supportive, and professional work environment free of disruptive behavior. Practices, in all professional relationships, with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and uniqueness of every individual. Follows Chain of Command for assistance with issues related to unresolved/problem-solving and/or conflict resolution. Provides, seeks and receives constructive feedback. Provides peer to peer feedback and seeks mediation as necessary. Facilitates building and preserving collaborative and respectful
relationships. 25 %
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)
ABOUT CONE HEALTH :
Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on. Extraordinary patient care is about being "high-touch" as well as "high-tech". Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community. Additionally, as one of the region's largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, three ambulatory care centers, three outpatient surgery centers, four urgent care centers, a retirement community, and more than 100 physician practice sites. Our tagline - "The Network for Exceptional Care" - highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our more than 11,000 employees, 1,300 physicians and 1,200 volunteers.
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation.