Sub-Acute Transitional Care Unit: LVN/LPN
|We have an immediate opportunity for Sub-Acute Transitional Care Unit: LVN/LPNs
General Summary: The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse identifies patient needs, plans, implements, evaluates and provides nursing care of assigned patients utilizing the nursing process to facilitate the patient’s progression toward optimal health. The LPN/LVN is active in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to LifeCare Hospital.
Patient Population: Delivers direct patient care appropriate to the patients served. The ages of the patients served are adult (18-65 years of age) and geriatric (65 and older).
Supervision: Oversees and directs delegated functions of CNAs, Mental Health Assistants, Patient Care Technicians, Monitor Technicians and Unit Clerks.
Experience: Six to twelve months of experience in an acute clinical setting is preferred.
Education: Graduate of an accredited technical school of nursing is required.
Licensure/Certification: Current LVN/LPN license in the state where practicing is required. Current BLS certification is required. ACLS and IV certification is preferred within six (6) months of hire. All LPN/LVNs must maintain current licensure and BLS certifications while employed with LifeCare Hospitals. Maintenance of ACLS and/or IV certification may be required.