Licensed Practical Nurse - Senior Health Services

Norfolk, VA
Sep 04, 2018
Sep 27, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: 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

At least 1 year of experience required.

Required: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical Nurse
BLS required within 90 days of hire

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Sentara Medical Group is currently recruiting for a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse to work Full time in our Norfolk Sentara Medical Group Senior Health Services office!

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

Position details:
This position is for an experienced LPN that has a passion for ambulatory care, geriatrics, and wellness. This program is focused on providing wellness services to the Medicare Advantage populations in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. The team rotates through 3-4 practices a week providing Annual Wellness Visits, hospital follow up services, and same day acute care for this population.

The LPN will need to have a pioneer attitude and be able to adapt to quick change. There will be occasional coverage required for the other teams in Western Tidewater and the lower Peninsula. This is a great opportunity for a nurse who is looking expand their experience and knowledge beyond the traditional primary care setting. This is a pilot program and the work is ground breaking for this area. The LPN will be working closely with an APC and an RN and will need to be able to assist with the training of Medical Assistants on the other teams.

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 providing the opportunity for training, development, and 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!

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