A licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient under the direction of an RN or physician.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Required: Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulations; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of principles and practices of nursing, applicable to those areas requiring special education.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Current licensure to practice nursing in Tennessee. BLS required within 30 days of hire.
Department Position Summary:
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served at UT-Erlanger Cardiology. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. The individual must be able to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs. The individual must be able to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies and procedures. This is done through evaluation of direct supervisor or direct observation, or discussed verbally or written.
Mission: To improve the health of people we touch
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.