How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.
We are seeking a compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse who enjoys making a difference in their patient's life. With Wellstar's Northwest Georgia Oncology Center you can have a positive impact on the well-being of our patients. This full-time opportunity will float to a majority of the NGOC offices as well as to Cobb Outpatient Infusion Center. In this role will be trained for both a primary LPN and infusion nurse to work at NGOC facilities.
The LPN works under the direction of the direction of a Registered Nurse or Nurse Manager and functions within the LPN Scope of Practice. Provides care for the patient. This includes age appropriate interventions that meet physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs. The LPN is responsible for coordination and delivery of high-quality care. Includes preparing patient for exams, assisting during treatments, coordinating tests and follow-up care and recording treatment in medical record. Assists with patient and family education.
The LPN is responsible for attending and participating in staff meetings, in-services, special projects and continued education. Performs other duties as necessary. In this role they can serve as a preceptor for newly hired LPN colleagues. Local travel required. Float staff will be required to float between NGOCs based on need. All sites are within 20 miles of Cobb Hospital.
Required Minimum Education:
- Graduate from a practical or vocational nursing program.
- Current State of Georgia professional licensure.
- Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association, prior to hire date.
Required Minimum Experience:
- Previous healthcare experience preferred.
- Experience in oncology, ambulatory, outpatient setting preferred.
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Registered Nurse Certified