LPN

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 04, 2019
Closes
Jan 18, 2019
Ref
118378BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Norfolk General is hiring a LPN on a General Medicine Unit.

Hours/Shift: Full Time, 7am-7pm, Rotating shift to include an alternate weekend shift.

Department/Position Overview: Join the nursing team that is enjoying a beautiful, brand new 24 bed Medicine unit with new computers in every room and charting stations in hallways with windows to visualize patients! Blood pressure machines that talk with EPIC as Real Time Documentation. Patient population is cardiac, cardiac prep, renal failure, vascular, sepsis, pneumonia, sickle cell, OR-Prep, and diverse wound care. Take a virtual tour of where you could work, click here https://www.wevideo.com/view/1167819650

Facility Highlights: Serving as a destination medical center in the mid-Atlantic region, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is a Level 1 trauma center in Norfolk, Virginia, home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, region’s first Magnet® hospital and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital. Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus, is a large 525-bed medical center, which serves as the primary teaching institution for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Our partnership with EVMS combines the latest innovations in technology, research and clinical care, to offer advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services.   www.sentaranorfolkgeneralrn.com



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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