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Licensed Practical Nurse

Sentara Healthcare

This is a Contract position in Harrisonburg, VA posted September 15, 2020.

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.

Qualifications 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.

Behavioral Health
– de-escalation and physical intervention training within 15 days of hireEmergency Care
– de-escalation and physical intervention training within 90 days of hire.BLS required within 90 days of hire.

Sentara Enterprises: 1 year healthcare experience required.