Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Operating Room (OR)

Location
South Boston, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 12, 2018
Closes
Dec 26, 2018
Ref
117795BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:


Sentara Halifax Hospital is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the Operating Room (OR) Department/Position Overview: This OR will consider both experienced LPNs and New Grads that have an interest in this exciting specialty! Nurses with experience outside of the OR that are interested in this specialty are encouraged to apply! This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, day shift. This positions requires call. Response time is 30 minutes. Facility Highlights:Services at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital include: cardiovascular services, emergency services, family birthing center, hospitalist program, imaging/radiology services, laboratory services, nephrology services, orthopedic services, rehabilitation services and surgical services. In every case, it’s our goal to provide the medical, emotional and spiritual care which meets our patients’ and residents’ needs.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, CLICK HERE! Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Other
Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty. BLS required within 90 days of hire. Sentara Enterprises: 1 year LPN experience required

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

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