Responsible for providing patient care health teaching and a safe environment to patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting or in the patient’s home as directed by physicians and registered nurses.

  • Assists the registered nurse and/or physician through data collection concerning the physical psychological social and cultural dimensions of patients according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes nursing care activities considering the needs of the patients and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Implements age appropriate interventions based on individual patient’s needs as directed by the registered nurse/physician.
  • Assists in evaluating the effectiveness of care given in progressing patient toward desired outcomes.
  • Assists in developing and implementing patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and contributes to and assists with the professional development of others.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

  • Position Compensation Range: $17.65 - $27.36 Hourly

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    Education: Graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program.

    Experience: No experience required.

    Licensure: Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. May require a valid Virginia Driver's License (VADL).

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    Job may require standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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