Jan 22, 2021

LPN- Long Term Care

  • VCU Health System
  • South Hill, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • Under the direction of an RN, provides individual and family-centered nursing care and treatment to pediatric, elderly, acutely ill, or injured residents. Integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the individual needs of residents and families. Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. Provides direction, education, and begins to assume leadership responsibilities at the unit level. Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a resident or group of residents based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care. Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • LPN licensure in Virginia or eligible
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current LPN Licensure in Virginia
      • AHA BLS Certification or equivalent
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Experience in a long term care setting such as a nursing facility (NF), skilled nursing facility (SNF), or assisted living (AL).
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Graduate from a Board of Nursing approved School of Practical Nursing
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