Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Inpatient Rehabilitation

Location
Salem VA, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Closes
Mar 23, 2018
Ref
00005-19046
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

LPN Needed with our highly regarded Inpatient Rehab Unit with 

LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, VA!

Night Shift 7p-7a


LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia.  LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS).  Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year.  LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes.  Lastly, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have ranked us among the top hospitals nationwide on quality measures for our services and treatments to address heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.


Additional Information about our Inpatient Physical Rehab Unit:

  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with family, occupational therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Case Management, and Physicians
  • 35-Bed Inpatient Physical Rehab Unit
  • Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity
  • Gain experience with Neurological Diagnosis such as Stroke, Parkinsons Disease, Spinal Disorders, and others

Under the direction of a Nursing Clinical Coordinator or Department Director:

-Accountable and Responsible for Clinical Judgment

-Demonstrates strong and accurate clinical judgment and competent or expert nursing skills

while following established policies including those related to confidentiality (written, verbal,

electronic and digital).

-Documents effectively, succinctly, and timely according to organizational policy.

-Incorporates time management and prioritizes for efficiency and productivity.

-Follows LGMC process for dispensing of medications and narcotic control and employs clinical

judgment related to medication administration.

-Adheres to hospital and unit policies.

-Other duties as assigned.

-Duty to Self and Others through Clinical Inquiry

-Professionally resolves or seeks assistance for clinical problems and conflict.

-Timely collaborates with the healthcare team to report critical information or change in

condition.

-Completes annual educational requirements and other specified learning activities on time.

-Committed to Caring Practices

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