Licensed Practical Nurse - IRF PRN

Employer
Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital
Location
Colora, MD
Posted
Nov 27, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Ref
233409121
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
DescriptionLancaster Rehabilitation Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 59-bed Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Hospital that is dedicated to restoring lives. We are a joint venture between Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Rehabilitation to meet the growing rehabilitation needs of the region. We are currently seeking dynamic, energetic and qualified candidates. We can provide you with the professional growth and stability you deserve in a true team environment. If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!Summary:Under direct supervision of Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN provides nursing care within the scope of licensure for assigned patients according to established nursing standards and hospital policies and procedures.Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication, performs treatments and patient care responsibilities as prescribed.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN consults with and keeps Registered Nurse informed of activities, symptoms, reactions, and changes in the patient's condition with regard to assigned patients.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN provides appropriate pain management techniques and educates the patient and family regarding pain management.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication following the five rights of medication administration within scope of practice.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with the rehabilitation and treatment of patients in accordance with the medical plan of care, updates, and revises plan of care under the supervision of Registered Nurse.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists physicians with examinations, treatments and special procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills as directed by the Registered Nurse.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs.QualificationsEducation:Graduate of an accredited program for licensed vocational/practical nurses.Licenses/Certification:Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License.BCLS Certification.Intravenous Blood Certification preferred.Experience:Minimum six months prior experience in an acute care setting preferred.If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here.

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