Licensed Practical Nurse - UNC OB/GYN at Panther Creek
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.UNC OB/GYN at
Panther Creek in Cary is seeking a highly motivated LPN passionate
about women's health. This position supports our busiest OB/GYN
practice. We are looking for someone that can effectively room OB
and GYN patients, provide education, triage OB and Gyn patient
calls, perform phlebotomy and assist providers with procedures.
This is a full-time, 40 hour/week position, primarily working
8am-5pm Monday - Friday. Panther Creek OB/GYN is a full-service
specialty clinic that provides women's health care over the course
of their lives. Our midwives, APPs and doctors provide full-scope
obstetric and gynecological care for individuals from pre-puberty
through post-menopausal and beyond. We provide the highest quality
prenatal care, deliver babies, and care for individuals as they
age. We also work to promote the health of the people of North
Carolina and the nation through leadership and innovation in
clinical practice, medical education, and research. Our faculty,
residents, and staff practice evidence-based healthcare and it is
our mission to provide the highest quality of care and education
and research opportunities to individuals of all ages and
backgrounds regardless of race, ethnicity, religious affiliation,
socioeconomic status, or gender affirmation. We are passionate
about our roles as educators, researchers, and clinicians and are
committed to improving the lives of the patients we serve.
Summary: Provides direct patient care, meeting both psychological
and physical needs in accordance with the plan of care, physician's
orders, and nursing and department policies and procedures.
Patients range in age from neonate to geriatric. Care may be
provided in an inpatient setting, ambulatory care, home health, or
1. Contributes to the development and maintenance of a current,
individualized, goal-oriented plan of care and consults with other
health professionals to assure that the assessed needs of
patient/caregiver are met.
2. Observes, assesses, documents, and reports patient response to
treatments/therapies and teaching, and adjusts priorities of care
according to patient/caregiver needs. Collects, documents, and
reports (to responsible MD or RN) data regarding patient's
biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational,
and discharge planning needs.
3. Participates in unit, service, and/or department enrichment
activities which contribute to positive outcomes such as assigned
committees, CQI activities/groups, and the orientation and
education of other personnel.
4. Provides a broad range of treatments/therapies to patients
including, but not limited to, respiratory treatments, Oral/NG/NT
suctioning, and tracheostomy care, administration of medications,
observation of cardiac monitors, respirators, etc. and reporting of
any changes, assistance to physician with special procedures,
monitoring of intravenous infusions, performs point of care
testing, performs routine laboratory work, changing/irrigating
catheters, specialized sterile dressings, and patient/caregiver
teaching based upon the established teaching plan.
5. Provides assistance to patients and families during admission to
the clinical area, orientation to the hospital/clinic experience,
6. Provides support to patients and families. Verbally de-escalates
frightened or potentially aggressive patients. Facilitates age
appropriate coping strategies for patients.
Other InformationOther information:
--- Requires graduation from a state accredited program of
practical nurse education including a pharmacology course (or
completion of an approved pharmacology course upon graduation)
which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the
administration of medications required by the work setting
--- Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in the
applicable state (NC or VA). Requires BLS.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Faculty Physicians
Organization Unit: UNC OB-GYN at Panther Creek Work Type: Full
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:CaryExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants
and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are
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