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Posted by: Sentara on May 16, 2017


Location:

South Boston, VA

Job Description:

Job Description: Job Description
Sentara Halifax Family Medicine is recruiting for a LPN or Medical Assistant for a busy primary care practice. The position is full time working M-F days and rotating Saturdays.

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.
Education Level
Diploma - NURSING OR
Trade School Graduate - NURSING
Experience
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
License
Required: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical Nurse
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
Skills
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
Other
Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty. BLS required within 90 days of hire.

Brand: Sentara Healthcare
Educational verification may be required for this position.
In support of our mission "to improve health every day", this is a tobacco-free environment.

HR. Website URL:

http://www.sentaracareers.com/career-opportunities/

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About Sentara Healthcare

Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 100 care giving sites, including 12 acute care hospitals including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia and 2 in the Blue Ridge Region, 1 in Southwestern Virginia and 1 in Northeastern North Carolina, outpatient care facilities, nursing centers, assisted living centers, advanced imaging centers and about 380 primary care and multi-specialty physicians. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including Nightingale - the region’s first air ambulance service. Sentara Healthcare is an acknowledged leader in patient safety and quality innovation. Founded in 1888 as the Retreat for the Sick in Norfolk, Virginia, Sentara has ranked for more than a decade among the nation's top integrated healthcare systems by Modern Healthcare magazine and is the #1 most integrated health care system for two consecutive years. We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.

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