VCU Health System LPN- Long Term Care in Richmond, Virginia
LPN- Long Term Care
125 Buena Vista Circle, South Hill, VA 23970
VCU Health System's The Hundley Center Skilled/Long Term Care Center is seeking a PRN (hourly) LPN – Long Term Care. Under the direction of an RN, provides individual and family-centered nursing care and treatment to pediatric, elderly, acutely ill, or injured residents. Integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the individual needs of residents and families. 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 resident or group of residents 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 assignments. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established by specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager. Schedules, including shift rotation requirements 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 or compact state AHA BLS Certification or equivalent Preferred Experience in a long term care setting such as a nursing facility (NF), skilled nursing facility (SNF), or assisted living (AL).
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.
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