OverviewAt WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.ResponsibilitiesWellStar has an immediate opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse with Orthopedic Surgery.The Licensed Practical Nurse LPN functions under the direction of the Manager, Director of Nursing and Registered Nurses at the Cobb County Detention Center. The LPN recognizes patient's needs and symptoms in advance. Provides care for the patient under the physician's or registered nurses direction. Includes preparing patients for exams, assisting during treatments, coordination of tests and follow-up care and recording treatment in medical record. Helps with patient/family education. Demonstrates competency and skills to serve patients of all adult ages including adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. Performs other duties as necessary.QualificationsRequired Minimum Education :
Graduate from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program.
Required Minimum Certification :
Current LPN license, in good standing, in the State of Georgia
Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association.
Required Minimum Experience :
Minimum of 1 year LPN experience, with six (6) months of medical /surgical experience.
Experience working in a Correctional environment is desired .
Required Minimum Skills :
Must be organized and attentive to detail.
Must be able to work quickly and efficiently to assure patient comfort and satisfaction.
Able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language and employee should also be able to display a positive attitude.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.Department WellStar OrthopedicsFacility WellStar Medical GroupCategory WellStar Medical GroupCity AtlantaShift DaysState Georgia