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LPN Inpatient - Pediatrics - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Job Summary

 

Full Time D/E/N LPN position with varied 12 hours shifts and every other weekend.  Orientation will require travel to Roanoke.  This is a Pediatric LPN Position that will staff as LPN through the hospital Resource Pool when there are no pediatric patients.

 

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

 

Practices practical nursing within the parameters set forth in Carilion Clinic’s Plans for the Provision of Patient Care and functions under the direction of a registered nurse or physician.  Partners with the RN in collecting data, planning, implementing and evaluating patient/resident care.  Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development to appropriately care for patients/residents served.

 

Participates in the nursing process to administer nursing care under the direction of the RN.  May assign appropriate tasks to LPNs and unlicensed personnel.  Communicates frequently with team members, ancillary departments and physicians.  Works closely with patients/residents and families.  May be exposed to infectious diseases, bio-hazardous materials, including regulated medical wastes and combative patients.  Requires walking, pushing, pulling, standing, stooping, bending and lifting, in performance of duties.  Must demonstrate proper body mechanics and be able to safely lift, push/move, support and transfer patients.  Frequent use of mechanical devices.  Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development, possesses the ability to collect data reflective of the patient’s status, interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age and specific needs, and provides the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures. May be asked to provide care at other Carilion facilities to meet patient needs.

 

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

 

Experience: None required.

 

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed to practice practical nursing in the state of Virginia.  Must obtain/maintain AHA BLS-HCP. In Psychiatry and Behavioral Health de-escalation training must be successfully completed within four months of hire and then maintained going forward.

 

Other Minimum Qualifications: Specific experience and certifications may be listed in service line specific addendums to this job description.  Must successfully complete orientation and competency requirements.  Must be able to meet essential job functions.

 

 

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 94216 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CNRVMC - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: Day/Evening/Night - Variable shifts
Recruiter: DANA E JOHNSON 
Recruiter Phone:  
Recruiter Email: dejohnson@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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