LPN Sentara Obici Hospital Specialty Rehab Center Full Time Nights

Suffolk, VA
Mar 30, 2017
May 12, 2017
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Obici Hospital is seeking an experienced LPN to join our team!
This is a Full Time, Night Shift position.

** New grad LPNs will be considered **

We are an eight-bed short-term skilled nursing facility, on the same unit as the Inpatient Orthopedic Unit - There will be cross training between the two units. Average length of patient stay is 10 days.

The emphasis is on rehab needs for joint replacement, back surgeries, strokes, heart failure.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions under the supervision of an RN or Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) in the clinical setting, within the scope of practice dictated by the State Boards of Nursing. The LPN demonstrates professional and clinical knowledge relative to designated clinical practice setting in the delivery of direct patient care, adhering to the level of verified competency dictated by the site specific program. The LPN works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support and communicate effectively with other licensed independent practitioners (Physicians, NP, PA) in collaboration while providing care and treatment for patients, clinical support and teaching for patient and family members, and adheres to the legal and ethical standards of nursing practice. Maintains all certifications and licensure relevant to clinical practice setting. LPN manages responsibilities of workload with accuracy, provides excellence in customer service, performs testing, medication administration and the implementation of nursing interventions and care plans to support a holistic approach to patient care. The LPN serves as patient advocate in the prevention of illness or disease.

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.

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