Norfolk, VA
Sep 27, 2018
Oct 19, 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

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Sentara Norfolk General's Ambulatory Care Clinic is seeking a LPN to work Full Time Day shift

The ACC is an Adult Ambulatory Care Clinic, where many self-pay, Medicaid and Medicare patients receive their Primary and Specialty Care. This clinic is a valuable resource to the Norfolk Community, because it provides care to many uninsured and homeless Norfolk residents. Medical staffing is provided by EVMS Physicians, and various Mid-Level Practitioners. Patients are offered Primary Care and Specialty clinical services. Referrals are also seen from the Norfolk Department of Public Health, Park Place Medical Clinic and Every Women's Life. SNGH Staff Community physician's are utilized if their service are not available in the clinic.

The Ambulatory Care Clinic only sees it's fair share of Norfolk Resident's referred by the ED and SNG Hospital Discharges. We provide Family Practice, & Primary Care Services, and a full spectrum of Specialty Services. Sentara ACC also offers a Medication Assistance Program for patients that can't afford to pay for their medications. In addition, the clinic provides Diabetes Education, and Nutritional Counseling services to patients.

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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