Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN Sentara Life Care Norfollk

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Mar 26, 2018
Closes
Jun 30, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Welcome to Sentara!

About Lifecare Norfolk:

Lifecare Norfolk is a 96-unit assisted living facility that offers assisted living care with both private and semi-private room accommodations in a cheerful, home-like setting.

With an extra focus on quality medical care, our Virginia Beach and Norfolk locations both offer private and semi-private rooms. They combine a spacious homelike environment with skilled nursing care at multiple levels to help seniors maintain or regain function.

This is a full time night position.

About our Culture:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Sentara recognizes our employees by offering:
Competitive pay plans
Incentives including a 2,500 Sign on Bonus for fulltimeComprehensive health care plansGenerous paid annual leaveFully funded retirement plan and 403b planLong and short term disabilityTuition ReimbursementFlex spending and life insurance
You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

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
Proficiency in the use of standard patient care equipment. American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification within 90 days of hire.

Sentara Benefits

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

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