Licensed Practical Nurse I - Long Term Care - Career Ladder
Req #: 41253
Shift: Day shift
Department: Hall 2 - L1310
Hall 2 is a 50-bed long-term care unit that offers residents daily activities along with a wide range of services and support. Hall 2 promotes a home-like environment and strives to make the life of its residents meaningful, safe and comfortable. Staff members in HH must be compassionate, motivated and dedicated to helping others in need.
Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse/Director of Nursing, the Licensed Practical Nurse utilizes a general understanding of the principles of nursing and basic physical assessment skills in the development of and implementation of individualized nursing care plans to ensure that the needs of the residents are met. Attends to the daily operations of the unit on a per shift, unit level, and assumes responsibilities of a leadership role as needed.
Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field; Less than one year experience; Graduate of accredited school of nursing (diploma). License for Practical Nursing and AHA CPR Certification. Basic computer skills; Synquest; IV Pump; Phillips Monitoring System; Accucheck; EKG Machine, Specialty Bed Operation.
This position has an every other weekend commitment. Schedule is as follows: Sun, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat
Levindale Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.