Licensed Practical Nurse, Lpn Sentara Life Care Extended Pool: 122843 Br
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Posted by: Sentara on Dec 03, 2019


Location:

Norfolk, VA

Job Description:

Overview
Sentara Lifecare
At Life Care, you have the opportunity to see how an interdisciplinary team functions to support the best care outcomes by working with physicians, social workers, dieticians, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and more to deliver a holistic approach to an individual's care. Our employees grow professionally on a daily basis by being exposed to many types of medical scenarios through our diverse population in Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing and the PACE Program. Come join our Sentara Life Care team today and be a part of our mission to improve healthcare every day!

Responsibilities
Monitors residents' conditions; develops and implements nursing care plans; performs routine nursing procedures and treatments; assists physicians and/or RN with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; administers medications; documents nursing care in patient medical records; maintains narcotic and medication records; communicates nursing observations and concerns to other members of the health care team.

Qualifications
Education Level
Trade School Graduate - NURSING

Experience
Required: Medical Terminology - Previous experience
Preferred: Nursing - 3 years

License
Required: Licensed Practical Nurse
Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Writing
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. Proficiency in the use of standard patient care equipment. American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification within 90 days of hire

Pay Rate:

Unspecified

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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