VCU Health System LPN in Richmond, Virginia

LPN

Req. #:

45754

Department:

IM_GERIATRICS

Location:

2116 W. Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227

Schedule:

Full time

Shift:

1: Days

Hours:

Job Details:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

VCU Health System's Internal Medicine - Geriatrics is seeking a full time LPN. This person commences to integrate technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family. Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. Provides direction, education, and begins to assume leadership responsibilities at the unit level. Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care. Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

Responsibilities

Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders, standards, and practice guidelines such as treatments and organizes work to carry out assignment.

Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager. Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet unit requirements and/or as needed.

Qualifications

Required

Graduate from a Board of Nursing approved School of Practical Nursing

Current LPN Licensure in Virginia

AHA BLS Certification or equivalent

Preferred

Experience as a LPN in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.