Georgia Employer LPN (PRN/POOL)-SUPPLEMENTAL STAFFING-PIPELINE in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!SUMMARYThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), under the supervision of the Professional Registered Nurse and/or the Physician, is responsible for providing age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, educating patients and their families, collecting information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The LPN participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of health care services and tasks. The role of the LPN also includes patient advocacy, teaching, performance improvement, and supervision of unlicensed personnel.QUALIFICATIONSGraduate from an accredited school of nursing as a Graduate Practical Nurse requiredCurrent Georgia License as a Practical Nurse requiredCurrent American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification RequiredPRN nurses are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN nurses must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm - Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4 th , Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.