LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse-BelleHarbour-Occ Medicine-Full Time-Days

Suffolk, VA
Feb 22, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara BelleHarbour, in Suffolk, VA, is hiring for an LPN to work full-time dayshift. This clinic is a regular physician practice that provides occupational medicine services to companies. We do injury care, drug screens, physicals and vaccines for employers. This position will be the clinical support for an APC. We are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4:30pm.

The Sentara BelleHarbour campus is located on Route 17 Bridge Road in Suffolk, VA. Sentara BelleHarbour currently includes a 24-hour, ambulance-accessible, free-standing emergency department (ED), it offers advanced imaging including an MRI and a CT scanner, a breast center with state-of-the-art 3-D mammography, anticoagulation therapy, cardiac testing, physical therapy, family and occupational medicine, a certified sleep center, laboratory services and a community room for health education programs and group meetings. We plan to build a second medical services building featuring a new ambulatory surgery center with two operating rooms, an expanded emergency department (ED), 14 observation beds for ED and surgery patients, new medical office space and a helipad. Completion is expected in late 2018, join us for this exciting new chapter for Sentara BelleHarbour!

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

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical Nurse

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

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

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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