LPN, Stepdown Unit

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 04, 2018
Closes
Dec 14, 2018
Ref
118506BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a LPN for their Surgical Stepdown/Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)

Great Opportunity for LPN to obtain new skills or enhance their current skill set!

Full Time/Nights

SNGH - 4 River

  • Our 27-bed unit is open 24/7 days a week. Must have availability to work 12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends
  • This unit provides care to patients with end stage renal disease, vascular disorders, abdominal aortic aneurysm, kidney & pancreas transplants, and an Ear, Nose, & Throat population specific to head and neck cancers
  • Click here to learn more about Sentara Norfolk General Hospital!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! Registered Nurses CLICK HERE to chat with a Sentara Recruiter
    Monday-Friday
    2PM-3PM EST

    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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