LPN/Continuing Care

Job Req ID: 150494

Position Number: 00154308

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Evening

Shift Details:

Standard Hours:¬ 40.00

Department Name: NSG - Certified Unit

Location: Stanly Manor

Location Details:¬ 




Job Summary
Performs nursing care and assists with planning and implementing care for the comfort and well-being of the patient/resident. LPNs scope of practice is dependent and directed, requiring assignment or delegation by and performance under the supervision, orders, or directions of a Registered Nurse (RN), physician, dentist, or other licensed independent practitioner. The LPN participates in the assessment of patients/residents, supports ongoing data collection and determines who to inform of the information and when to inform them.
Essential Functions



  • Assessment consists of participation in determining nursing care needs based upon collection and interpretation of data relevant to the health status of a patient/resident

  • Recognizes and determines need for immediate intervention.

  • Demonstrates knowledge which enables the following: documentation of patient/resident observations, treatments, patient/resident response to treatment and nursing care utilizing the nursing process; participates actively in treatment and assisting with procedures, and actively participates in discharge planning.

  • Assists RN with development/revision of the plan of care by providing data and identifying potential goals and intervention for review by the RN.

  • Communicates with the appropriate clinical staff on the status of a patient/resident if a significant change has occurred.

  • Implements the identified plan under the supervision of the RN, physician, or other independent licensed practitioner ensuring tasks have been completed.

  • Aware of patient√ ¬ ¬ s/resident√ ¬ ¬ s progress and goals as demonstrated by documentation in the medical records and reports same to the Registered Nurse.

  • Organizes workload and prioritizes responsibilities to ensure quality patient/resident care is delivered in a time efficient manner.

  • Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and performs only those nursing skills which they are competent to perform in accordance with legal boundaries and facility policies and procedures.

  • Documents assessments, procedures, patient/resident/family education, and the communication of information to appropriate members of the healthcare team in a timely manner.

  • Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient/resident and family education under the direction of the Registered Nurse within the scope of practice as defined by law.

Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients/residents, medical equipment and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient/resident and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required. Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified, for unique responsibilities within the department, by the nurse leader.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association. Current LPN license or temporary license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current LPN license or temporary license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the LPN works. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the nurse leader.



At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


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Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Company Description:

Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina. Its diverse network of facilities includes academic medical centers, approximately 38 hospitals, freestanding emergency department, more than 700 physician practices, behavioral health center, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, hospice and palliative care services, and nursing homes.

For nearly 70 years, our system of exceptional facilities has been providing care that improves our community and the lives of our patients and employees.

At Carolinas HealthCare System, we are One team, delivering care through more than 11 million patient encounters. Our teammates share millions of reasons to be proud of their work and the contributions they make every day.¬ We invite you to learn more about Carolinas HealthCare System, and discover all the possibilities ONE system has to offer.

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