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LPN- PRN

Department: Pathways Residential
Location: Decatur, GA

Shepherd Center is in the top 100 Great Places to Work in Atlanta as determined by the Atlanta Business Chronical! 

We have a compassionate and fun culture and seek employees who want the same for patients and their families, caregivers, and co-workers. 

Shepherd teams are self-motivated and directed, learn and apply knowledge quickly; are proficient and timely in organizing and completing multiple tasks and projects; have effective and appropriate communication skills in all interactions; and consistently demonstrate proficiency in their area(s) of expertise.

Please tell us about yourself by completing an application to join us at this great place to work!

Here’s how this role performs at Shepherd:

Working collaboratively with the healthcare team toward attainment of patient outcomes and goals, you will be responsible for promoting high quality care and contributing efforts in building and participating in maintaining a strong environment that facilitates collaboration to achieve quality outcomes. You will also have the opportunity to interact with and contribute to the professional development and image of all unit staff practicing in a Shared Governance model of nursing practice.

Your team and patients will depend on you to observe and collect thorough patient health data to ensure that patient care and service standards are individualized to the patient and implemented and may supervise some staff.

You will also be responsible for observing and collecting clinical data and performing tasks in alignment with LPN core skills, while ensuring patient safety, as well as injectables, lab draws, assessments and evaluations with nurse, tests preparation, orthotics, drains and tubes, equipment operations, file documentation and maintenance and more.

A degree from accredited LPN educational institute, a current Georgia LPN license, and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification are required, as well as some experience in the field.  

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