Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Cardiac Specialty Unit

Location
Suffolk, VA
Posted
Mar 21, 2018
Closes
Jun 04, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Obici Hospital is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse for the
Cardiac Specialty Unit


Department/Position Overview:
  • This unit has 26 private rooms and 3 semi-private capable rooms, where we care for cardiac patients. Patients commonly fall into diagnoses related to acute myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndrome, syncope, heart failure, cardiac dysrhythmias and chronic renal failure. We are the primary unit for post-cardiac diagnostic and/or interventional procedures - these procedures may include cardiac catheterization, pacemaker insertion, and PCI. This unit also serves as the overflow unit for the primary stroke unit.

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 serves as patient advocate in the prevention of illness or disease.
  • We welcome new graduate Licensed Practical Nurses to our team!

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Keyword: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Nurse

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

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. Sentara Enterprises: 1 year LPN experience required

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