Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) - Vascular

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
Jul 13, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Vascular Specialists is hiring an Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in our Norfolk, Virginia location.

Position Overview
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Serves as patient advocate in the prevention of illness or disease.

Sentara Medical Group Overview

Sentara Medical Group 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 tams 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 health every day!

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, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/employment-benefits/

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

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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