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Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Intermediate Care/Stepdown Unit

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

City/State
Elizabeth City, NC

Overview

Work Shift
First (Days) (United States of America)

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center is hiring a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse for the Intermediate Care/Step Down Unit.

Generous Sign On Bonus for qualifying candidates

Shift: Days

Click on this link to see why you should consider joining the SAMC team:

This is a 30-bed unit with diagnoses to include, but are not limited to medical, surgical, cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological or traumatic injuries, requiring cardiac monitoring. The most frequent diagnoses are cardiovascular (ie. syncope, angina, chest pain, and congestive heart failure).

Click here to learn more about Sentara Albemarle Medical Center!

This is an exciting time to join our team as we look to the future of our new facility with anticipated completion in 2024! The replacement hospital will be built ona 135-acre site near Halstead Boulevard Extended and Thunder Road in Elizabeth City and willfeature a modern, high-efficiency, patient-centric layout including a new medical office building.

Enjoy work/life balance in this beautiful location.Elizabeth City, known as"The Harbor of Hospitality!" is a wonderful community that has been named one of the 100 Best Small Towns in America and is ranked by Money Magazine as "one of best places to live on the East Coast." Situated in the northeastern corner of North Carolina on the Pasquotank River and Intracoastal Waterway, the City lies just west of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and just south of Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is rich in history yet progressive and growing

Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B , 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks and more.Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

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As aLicensed Practical Nursewith Sentara, you can excel in your career with the opportunity to work in many different specialties. They would include areas like the hospital, home health, hospice, or our medical group. The primary duties of this position include triaging, verifying medical information, caring for the patient's overall health, and working closely with the doctors and other team members. You will find that teamwork is exceptional, with everyone working together to ensure the best care for our patients. Click to hear Cassandra tell us about a day in the life of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Sentara Healthcare.

Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

Job Summary

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.

Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty.
Behavioral Health - de-escalation and physical intervention training within 15 days of hire
Emergency 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.

Qualifications:

DIP - Diploma: Nursing (Required), TS - Trade School Graduate: Nursing (Required)

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Skills

Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment. Associated topics: lead, licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational nurse, lpn, med, med surg, practical, vocational, vocational nurse

Keywords: Sentara Health, Chesapeake , Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Intermediate Care/Stepdown Unit, Healthcare , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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