Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Inpatient Surgical Unit
Company: Sentara Healthcare
Posted on: March 8, 2019
Overview:Sentara Obici Hospital is hiring an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse for the Inpatient Surgical Unit
This 20-bed unit is where we care for a wide range of patients undergoing general, vascular, plastic, urological and gynecological procedures.
The LPN collaborates with physicians and other team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate an individualized plan of care. Facility Highlights: Click here to learn more about Sentara Obici 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!
OtherMeets any requirements defined by specific specialty. BLS required within 90 days of hire. Sentara Enterprises: 1 year LPN experience requiredResponsibilities: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 LevelDiploma - NURSING ORTrade School Graduate - NURSINGExperienceNone, unless noted in the "Other" section belowLicenseRequired: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical NursePreferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section belowSkillsNone, unless noted in the "Other" section below
Keywords: Sentara Healthcare, Suffolk , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Inpatient Surgical Unit, Healthcare , Suffolk, Virginia
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