Licensed Practical Nurse - Surgical Ortho/Trauma

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 23, 2018
Closes
Dec 26, 2018
Ref
117049BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Overview:

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Surgical Orthopedic/Trauma Unit.

Part-Time, Night Shift

About this Unit:

The 3West - Ortho/trauma unit at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is comprised of a total joint unit, fracture center , spine center and ortho/ trauma center. The nursing unit enjoys a supportive team environment and nurse patient ratio including a unit based nurse educator, orthopedic navigator, team coordinator and manager. The unit has an active Partnership council and is currently involved with hospital Magnet journey . All new grad RNs receive a 12 week clinical preceptorship as well as enrollment in the Nurse Residency program.

About Virginia Beach General Hospital:

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility that has a long history of commitment to the city, offering specialized, tertiary services. It is the region’s only Level III Trauma Center and home to the Sentara Heart Center. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital offers many advanced clinical services. The hospital specializes in orthopedics, neurosurgery, thoracic and colorectal surgery and sleep disorders. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is one of the region’s accredited stroke centers.

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



Keyword Search: LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, M/S, Medical Surgical, Ortho

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: Licensed Practical Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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