VCU Health System LPN in Richmond, Virginia
VCU Health System's Pediatrics atRidgefield is seeking a full time Licensed Practical Nurse. TheLPN commences to integrate technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meetthe needs of the patient and family; assists the health care team with theprevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision ofcomfort; provides direction, education, and begins to assume leadershipresponsibilities at the unit level; delivers and accurately documents direct,age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders andan integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care; and safely administersprescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.
Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders, standards, and practice guidelines such as treatments and organizes work to carry out assignment.
Licensed Practical Nurses work all three shifts, weekends and holidays. 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.
Graduate from a Board of Nursing approved School of Practical Nursing
Current LPN Licensure in Virginia
AHA BLS Certification or equivalent
Experience as a LPN in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.
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