LPN

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Apr 27, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Welcome to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital!

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia Beach, Virginia is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Surgical Unit to work Full Time Night shift.
REQUIREMENTS: Current LPN in in RN school or panning to enroll

About this Unit:

4 West is a 24 bed inpatient nursing unit. We provide quality care to adult medical/surgical telemetry patients who are acutely ill or injured. We specialize in post-operative surgical patient care. The most common types of clinical conditions include:
  • General surgery inclusive of emergent and elective
  • Davinci Robotic surgery for colon, urology, and gyn surgeries
  • Urology including TURB, continuous bladder irrigation, stent placement
  • Gynecology surgeries inclusive of bladder/colon resections
  • Vascular inclusive of amputations, femoral popliteal bypass, fistulas
  • Mastectomies and variable staging of breast reconstruction
  • Soft tissue traumas inclusive of gunshot/stab wounds, MVAs, chest tubes
Medical population includes:
  • Diverticulitis, crohns, ulcerative colitis, colitis, fistulas e.g. colorectal
  • Kidney injury, acute and chronic
  • Sepsis, pneumonia, asthma, diabetes
4 West is a diverse learning environment which provides the perfect opportunity to broaden your skill set.

About Virginia Beach General Hospital:

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility that has a long history of commitment to the city, offering specialized, tertiary services. It is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to the Sentara Heart Center. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital offers many advanced clinical services. The hospital specializes in orthopedics, neurosurgery, thoracic and colorectal surgery and sleep disorders. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is one of the region's accredited stroke centers.

Sentara's 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
  • Comprehensive health care plans
  • Generous paid annual leave
  • Fully funded retirement plan and 403b plan
  • Long and short term disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flex spending and life insurance
  • You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

Apply today and be contacted by a nurse recruiter for additional information and interview opportunities.

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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