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Company: Sentara Health
Location: South Boston
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

South Boston, VA


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

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.

Job Requirements:

  • LPN-Associate's Degree OR LPN-Diploma (Non-degree)
  • Required: 12+ months experience required.
  • Preferred: Previous Home Care experience
    Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B with matching funds, 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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    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.


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

    Basic Life Support (BLS) - Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) RQI, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Nursing License - Compact/Multi-State License, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Single State - Nursing License - North Carolina, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Single State - Nursing License - Virginia


    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: hemodialysis, licensed, licensed vocational, licensed vocational nurse, lpn, lvn, nurse ii, nurse iii, nurses, practical nurse

Keywords: Sentara Health, Danville , LPN, Healthcare , South Boston, Virginia

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