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LPN - LTC

HELPING YOU BE WELL, GET WELL AND STAY WELL
As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.
Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.
A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.
Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.
U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.
Employment Type:
Employee
Employment Classification:
Per Diem
Time Type:
Part time
Work Shift:
1st Shift (United States of America)
Total Weekly Hours:
0
Location:
Mount Holly, NJ
Additional Locations:
Job Summary:
Summary:
Under the direction of, and in collaboration with a Registered Nurse, provides direct patient care within the scope of their licensure.
Includes things such as information gathering, identifies and communicates changes in patient status to RN, Administers and documents therapeutic interventions, assists in education of patients and families, administers medications.
(Certified LPNs can initiate IV Therapy and medications (All LPNs can discharge patients).
Position Responsibilities:
Administers, monitors, and documents therapeutic interventions (including medications) and regime as directed by RN.
Identifies and communicates changes in patient's status to RN and responds appropriately.
Assists in the education of patient family regarding disease process, individual care needs wellness and safety.
Administers IV Therapy and Medications to patient.
Monitors care rendered by unlicensed assistive personnel.
Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities.
Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
One year previous acute care experience preferred.
Required Education:
Graduate of an accredited Practical Nursing Program.
Training/Certifications/Licensure:
Valid NJ LPN license.
BLS.
IV and Venipuncture certification.


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