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Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN

Charleston County

Charleston County

North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023
Description

This PRN Licensed Practical Nurse position provides general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of sound Nursing Practice to patients in an alcohol, drug rehabilitation center.

HIRING HOURLY: $25.00

Please note - no benefits are associated with PRN positions and continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from services, program and agency earnings.  

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED – APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY, 12/31/2023

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for total nursing care of patients
  • Responsible for patient admissions and discharges (along with patient education)
  • Visit each patient throughout the shift and instruct ancillary staff in the needs of patients
  • Interact with staff, patients, families, and physicians, nurse practitioners to provide optimum care for each patient
  • Note any changes in patient’s mental status, physical status, monitor signs and symptoms of withdrawal status during a shift and communicate same to appropriate staff
  • Document all pertinent information in resident’s electronic medical record daily and follow up with other staff to insure accuracy of care
  • Respect rights and privacy of each patient while fulfilling responsibilities for their care
  • Administer medications according to established procedures and in a timely manner
  • Encourage patient participation in unit meetings and groups
  • Encourage staff interaction with patients during waking hours
  • Keep Nursing Supervisor informed regarding performance of personnel assigned to the unit
  • Assume a leadership role and demonstrate this role to unit personnel by example
  • Provide direction and supervision for ancillary staff, if necessary
  • Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely, and professional manner
  • Assume all duties as assigned by supervisor
Minimum Qualifications

We are seeking an individual who can work Minimum Education/Qualifications: Must be licensed by the state of South Carolina and in good standing with a current active license

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A valid SC driver’s license
  • BCLS certification in all areas
  • One-year work OR clinical experience in medical/surgical or substance abuse as a Licensed Practical Nurse and experience in electronic medical record charting is preferred, but not mandatory