Sep 29, 2022

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN- Multispecialty Clinic

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

The LPN will support 2 hall clinics in our Multispecialty Clinic at the Adult Outpatient Pavilion with a total of 14 beds. The LPN will care for a diverse patient population with patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric in a fast-paced clinical setting. Our team supports new team members by providing a comprehensive orientation which includes preceptorship and mentorship.

The LPN should have a positive attitude and strong willingness to learn. Our clinic emphasizes working together to provide high quality patient care through teamwork and constructive criticism.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm with some flexibility as clinic hours may slightly fluctuate due to unexpected emergencies

The LPN job commences to integrate technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family. This role assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This role also provides direction, education, and begins to assume leadership responsibilities at the unit level.

The LPN job 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. This role safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Licensure, certification or registration varies depending on the incumbent`s employment background and transitional assignment; LPN licensure in Virginia or eligible

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current LPN Licensure in Virginia AHA BLS Certification or equivalent

Experience REQUIRED:
Varies based on transitional duty assignment.

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

Education/training REQUIRED:
Graduate from a Board of Nursing approved School of Practical Nursing

Education/training PREFERRED: N/A

Independent action(s) required:
Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders, standards, and practice guidelines such as treatments and organizes work to carry out assignment.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

Additional position requirements:
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.

Age Specific groups served:
As appropriate based on transitional duty assignment.

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Steady pace, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change

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