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LPN/ Licensed Practical Nurse

Location: Norfolk
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

$4000.00 sign on bonus for day and evening shifts$4.00/hour shift differential on evening shifts
An LPN Provides specialized nursing care and treatments for critically fragile individuals with special medical and physical needs at St. Mary's Home. Our nursing team may be required to work a variety of shifts and fill the charge nurse role when scheduled. All services will be provided under a person-centered model of care and in support of each individual's support plan (ISP). Daily physical assessments; medication administration; treatments prescribed by the physician, including tube feedings. Transcription of physician orders and use of electronic health records. Provide care to tracheostomy-dependent individuals (after completing the required training provided onsite). Assist in developing and updating the program plans of individuals when requested. Accompany individuals on appointments or field trips when requested. Direct/supervise the delivery of nursing care in the absence of the Chief Nursing Office or an RN. Act as Charge Nurse when assigned.
NOTICE: Applicants who receive an offer of employment are required to be fully vaccinated upon hire.The successful candidate will have:

  • graduated from an accredited school of nursing
  • current nursing license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • current CPR certification
  • Pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Covid testing done onsite
    Essential Functions include:
    • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects up to 35 pounds independently
    • ability to see details of objects that are less than a few feet away
    • ability to speak clearly and hear speech of another person
    • ability to stand for long periods of time and walk for long periods of time
    • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objectsSt. Mary's Home is a home filled with love, friends and activities. Children and young adults with disabilities receive outstanding, comprehensive care from an extraordinary team of staff! We offer residential, medical, therapeutic, educational and recreational services, all provided with a gentle, loving touch.
      We value a good life! St. Mary's Home is a proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing a workplace where opportunities are available to all team members and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to building a team that represents diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better we will be.
      JOIN OUR TEAM!St. Mary's Home is a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination employer.

Keywords: ST MARYS HOME FOR DISABLED, Norfolk , LPN/ Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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