LPN - Medical/Surgical/Telemetry
Martinsville, VA 
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Posted 17 days ago
Job Description
Description

Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN - Medical/Surgical/Telemetry - Full Time - Days (7a-7p)

$20,000 Sign-on Bonus Eligible

Position Summary:

  • As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

  • Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.

  • Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care. May administer

  • medication. Documents patient care given.

  • Coordinates and incorporates the patient and family into the plan of care and delivery of care interventions, taking into consideration psychosocial/spiritual/cultural concerns.

  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

  • Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and families.

  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health - Martinsville, is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.

Where We Are:

In Martinsville, you can explore culture and arts, enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun filled and safe place to live!

Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

  • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

  • Professional development and Growth opportunities

  • And much more...

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse from the Virginia State Board of Nursing. Can practice as an LPN per the Virginia Department of Health guidelines.

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

  • Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to nursing theory and practice.

  • Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to perform delegated aspects of the nursing process.

  • Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide nursing care appropriate to the patient population assigned, considering patient age and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursing process to include Assessment/Reassessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation.

  • AHA BLS certification required.

  • PALS certification, if applicable.

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Nursing
Primary Location Virginia-Martinsville
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 10+ hr/shift, rotate weekends

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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