Licensed Practical Nurse - Pulmonary & Critical Care Specialists

Norfolk, VA
Jul 16, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Medical Group is currently recruiting for a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse to work Full time in our Pulmonary & Critical Care Specialists doctor's office in downtown Norfolk at the prestigious Norfolk General Heart Hospital.

Responsibilities include:

• Administratively supports 18 providers
• Schedules all procedures
• Obtains pre auths for all procedures
• Ensures all pretesting has been completed for all procedures
• Administration of Xolair
• Sleep Coordinator
• Handles all new sleep referrals
• Scans all new sleep referral and adds to wait list
• Pends all CPAP orders
• Faxes all DME orders
• Follows up with DME companies/patients to ensure orders have been received and patient has necessary equipment/supplies
• Following appropriate guidelines, provides sleep study results to all sleep patients
• Back up for the following:
• Rooming
• Phones
• Fax server
• Covers RN in job appropriate tasks for PAL/Sick

Hours: Full Time - Day shift, 40 hrs/wk.

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. We offer a full benefits package as well as a great work environment.

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

Sentara Medical Group (SMG) consists of over 300 practices throughout Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina. We offer a variety of award winning practices and care such as family/internal medicine, pediatrics and several specialties including cardiology, neurology, orthopedics and many more! Our care teams are constantly striving to meet the needs of our community by not only providing the highest level of personalized, quality care but also to implement new technology such as MDLIVE. Our Medical Groups are committed to creating a positive patient experience and improving healthcare every day!

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 - new grads welcome!

Required: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical Nurse

BLS within 90 days

Keywords: Licensed Practical, Nurse, LPN, Vocational Nurse

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