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LPN- Long Term Care 8/12/2016

VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) South Hill, VA

Company
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101410117643
AJE Ref #
575863195
Location
South Hill, VA
Job Type
Temporary
Required Licenses/Certifications
Licensed as LPN in Virginia or Compact State

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Community Memorial Hospital - South Hill, VA at South Hill
Department: ECF 1 - Annex

VCU Health Systems The Hundley Center is seeking a full timeLPN Long Term Care. Under the direction of an RN, provides individual and family-centered nursing care and treatment to 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.

Responsibilities
Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders, standards, and practice guidelines such as treatments and organizes work to carry out assignments.
Licensed Practical Nurses may work all three shifts, weekends and holidays depending on work location. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established by specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager. Schedules, including shift rotation requirements and hours of work, may be adjusted as necessary to meet unit requirements and/or as needed.

Qualifications

Required
Graduate from a Board of Nursing approved School of Practical Nursing
Current LPN Licensure in Virginia
AHA BLS Certification or equivalent

Preferred
Experience in a long term care setting such as a nursing facility (NF), skilled nursing facility (SNF), or assisted living (AL). Full time 3: Nights High school diploma or equivalent is required Licensed as LPN in Virginia or Compact State