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Licensed Practical Nurse-Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN-LVN) Job

Full Job Title: LPN/LVN

Job Number: 1619845

Location: Nashville, TN

Date Posted: 3-13-2017

Description

We are looking to hire aLPN who is interested in pursuing their RN and we want to help you get there!

· Must finish RN in 2 years

· We pay $5000/year in tuition reimbursement or Loan Repayment (max$10,000) *if do not finish RN will have to pay back*

· We pay for NCLEX study course and exam (usually $1000 for studycourse and $150 for exam)

· One year post payment commitment clause

The LicensedPractical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and proceduresunder the supervision of a Registered Nurse. In addition the position isresponsible for:

  • Providing direct patient care to inpatients
  • Observing patient behavior, vital signs, symptoms, responses to treatment and reports findings to Registered Nurse
  • Carrying out the patient's plan of care

Benefits

To attract and retainthe best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefitspackage that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan,employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more. For moreinformation on available benefits, please click here.

What types of patientswill you care for? We are an acuterehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our nurses can expect to spend anaverage of 2-4 weeks with our patients with a variety of diagnosis such as:stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders,rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures,multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of ourpatients are discharged directly home.

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat ourpatients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve ourtreatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomesdatabase, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to helpus continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

Helping you become abetter nurse is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attendin-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is madeup of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medicalstaff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.

Job Code:100118

Qualifications
License or Certification:
  • Current LPN/LVN licensure appropriate to state regulations
  • CPR certification

Education, Training and Years of Experience:
  • One year experience in inpatient medical surgical or general hospital setting preferred
  • Rehabilitation experience preferred

Machines, Equipment Used:
  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer

Physical Requirements:
  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements
  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
  • Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment
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