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.
Diploma - NURSING OR
Trade School Graduate - NURSING
Come join of highly skilled professional nursing team!
Sentara Home Health is seeking experienced LPNs to work with our Skilled Nursing Team in Newport News, Virginia.
Status: FullTime weekday position with weekend rotation.
Sign-on Bonus Available for Qualifying Experienced LPNs!
Home care experience preferred, but not required.
Will work in partnership with an RN case manager to provide care and improve clinical outcomes to patients in the comfort of their homes.
Experience with CHF, CVA, and wound care diagnoses strongly preferred.
Our highly skilled team of clinicians with Sentara Home Health Services partners with individual physicians to coordinate the multiple therapies and services each patient may require – from skilled nursing care and infusion therapy to respiratory care and medical equipment. Sentara Home Health Services is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care and belongs to a number of local, state and national organizations. Sentara Home Health Services has been ranked in the Top 10 Home Care Agencies in America by Home Care Magazine over the past several years, and has won the Best-Practice Award for Asthma Management (American Association of Health Plans). We are Medicare-Medicaid Certified for home health and Medicare-Medicaid & Tricare hospice certified.
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