Now hiring: LPN

Piggott Community Hospital has an immediate opening for the following:

JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse

DEPARTMENT: Nursing (unit as assigned)

REPORTS TO:  Nursing Supervisor/Charge Nurse/Registered Nurse

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Skill and proficiency in applying the technical skills of practical nursing.  Such proficiency is acquired through completion of an approved Practical Nurse Program.  Knowledge of human growth and development necessary for assessment, range of treatment and care of patients appropriate to the patient’s age as acquired through formal educational course work.  Current licensure as an LPN in the State of Arkansas or through the Nursing Board Compact Agreement is required.  AR Saves, CPR, ACLS and PALS are preferred.  Meets minimum standard set for pharmacy examination.

Experience: Knowledge of hospital policies/procedures, practices, techniques, and equipment as acquired through orientation.  To utilize the hospital’s electronic data systems, individuals must have average typing skills and be comfortable working with a computer keyboard and mouse.

Physical: Normal hospital environment.  Exposure to biological hazards.  Close eye work.  Hearing of normal and soft tones.  Distinguish smells.  Distinguish temperatures by touch and proximity.  Frequent exposure to fumes, odors, water.  Lifting up to 100 lbs.  Carrying up to 40 lbs.  Pushing/pulling up to 350 lbs.  Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, responsible for providing direct and/or indirect patient care.  Incumbents are subject to overtime and call-back as required by the hospital.  Assists the registered nurse in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care for an assigned group of patients.  Administration of medications in a safe effective manner.  Documents patient condition, treatments, and care given.

For more information, contact Shelly Samples at 870-598-3881 ext 1421.

Piggott Community Hospital offers competitive wages and full benefits package.

Apply online here!