Jan 16, 2021

LPN- Children's Hospital of Richmond- Long Term Care

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • At the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we nurture the champion in every child. We fight the forces that threaten them—however complex the condition or elusive the cure. We build communities of wellness. To heal the hurt of broken bones, broken hopes and broken systems. We practice with rigor and love, to restore young bodies, minds and spirits with the tenacity to take on the world. Only to find their spirit compels us to care in ways that overcome the impossible
    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 REQUIRED:

      • N/A
    • 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
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • N/A
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