Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Licensure (or eligible to sit for boards) as LPN in the Commonwealth of Virginia (in good standing with the Board of Nursing)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Licensure as LPN in the Commonwealth of Virginia (in good standing with the Board of Nursing)
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
Experience REQUIRED: N/A
Experience as a LPN in either an acute care setting or in an OR/ procedural area functioning in a scrub role or similar setting.
Graduate from a Board of Nursing approved School of Practical Nursing
Education/training PREFERRED: N/A
Independent action(s) required:
Functions under the direction of RN or independent practitioner in providing direct patient care, emotional support and problem-solving, all-in accordance with hospital, nursing, and unit policies, procedures, guidelines, and protocols.
Requires prior approval or guidance from supervisor: time/schedule changes, legal issues, directed care which deviates from the standard; and identification of educational resources to meet developmental needs.
Job duties may include the handling, transportation, access to and/or contact with medications, blood, blood products, and related supplies.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A
Additional position requirements: Licensed Practical Nurse work and take on-call responsibilities all three shifts, weekends and holidays. Individual shift rotation, on-call rotation, and schedules will be established by the Director/Nurse Manager/Clinical Coordinator.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet unit requirements and/or as needed.
Assignments include performing this role in all perioperative operating rooms, procedure rooms (SPU, Cardiac Cath room).
May be assigned in other units providing competency based nursing care or tasks.
Age Specific groups served: All
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical - Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent Bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motions
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Steady to fast pace environment, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
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