LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse-Hampton-Occ Med-Part Time-Weekends

Location
Hampton, VA
Posted
Dec 05, 2016
Closes
Jun 06, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Job Description:
Sentara Occupational Health is hiring a part-time LPN to staff a medical clinic in Hampton, VA on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Position will be Saturday and Sunday from 7AM to 7PM, for a total of 24 hours per week.
  • This position will staff the medical clinic at Howmet Castings located at 1 Howmet Dr. in Hampton VA. This company produces turbine components for airplane engines and large commercial HVAC Units.
  • Primarily, position will be responding to first aid visits, performing hearing tests and drug testing.
  • In addition to the requirements, the best candidate can work and make triage decisions independently.
  • The best candidate will have experience in urgent care, emergency room care or working in a clinical setting where they had to make triage decisions.
  • This position will be staffing the clinic alone. There will be first responders or EMT's in the building on the weekend but they will not be in the clinic.
  • The LPN will have telephone access to the lead nurse at all times.

The Licensed Practical Nurse under the supervision of the RN, or other licensed health professional, establishes and promotes therapeutic relationships with patients and families in collaboration with other team members to provide safe, holistic care. Provides direct patient care using knowledge, judgment and skills within the legal and ethical framework of nursing. Possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas. The performance of selected nursing acts in the care of individuals or groups who are ill, injured, or experiencing changes in normal health processes; in the maintenance of health; and in the prevention of illness or disease. While working in the Urgent Care or Occupational Medicine clinics, LPN should be prepared to perform substance abuse testing which would include collecting a urine, hair or breath sample. Depending on the actual clinic location assigned, may also be expected to perform audiometry and spirometry.

Education Level
Diploma - NURSING OR
Trade School Graduate - NURSING

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty. BLS required within 90 days of hire. New Hire education requirements: obtains breath alcohol, UDS, and hair collections certifications within 90 days of hire. May not perform these duties without current certification. May also be required to obtain NIOSH and CAOHC certifications within 1 year of hire. May not perform these tests without current certification.

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