Colorado Acute Hospital

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Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse - PRN

at Colorado Acute Hospital

Posted: 11/30/2018
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 22578
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Job Description

Job Title
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse - PRN
Posted
11/29/2018
Location
Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital
1690 N. Meade Street
Denver, CO 80204
Description

Onsite interviews will be held on Thursday December 13, 2018 from 7am to 7pm

1690 N. Meade Street Denver, CO 80204

Bring copies of your resume and be prepared to interview!

$10,000 sign on bonus for FT RNs

$10,000 sign on bonus for FT Night Nurse Supervisor

$2,000 sign on bonus for FT LPN/LVN

$1,000 sign on bonus for FT CNA’s

Tuition Reimbursement – up to $5,250 per year

Highly competitive wages, benefits and shift differentials

Please CLICK HERE to learn more about our hospital. Feel free to reach out to Mandy Jones or Joanne Arrigo if you’re interested in learning more.

Mandy.Jones@lifecare-hospitals.com

Joanne.Arrigo@lifecare-hospitals.com

LifeCare is a specialty hospital in Denver that treats medically complex and critically ill patients requiring extended, acute care hospitalization. Our mission is simple – Accelerate Healing, Restore Health, Improve Life. Our facility has 63 licensed beds which includes a 10 bed ICU, in-house radiology and CT scanner, in-house pharmacy and a procedure room. We invite you to learn more about our facility and everything we have to offer!

We have an immediate opportunity for Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses

As healthcare professionals, we are driven by a shared desire to help others.

Through medicine, technology and basic human compassion, we have the power to bring hope, comfort and healing to people in their hour of need.

At all of the LifeCare Family of Hospitals, we never forget the importance of our mission and the responsibility that comes with it. We are dedicated to achieving better health for our patients by treating each person's body, mind and soul

A national leader in long term acute care, LifeCare was built on the belief that early and aggressive intervention, coupled with a personalized treatment plan, can maximize a patient's potential for recovery.

General Summary: The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse identifies patient needs, plans, implements, evaluates and provides nursing care of assigned patients utilizing the nursing process to facilitate the patient’s progression toward optimal health. The LPN/LVN is active in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to LifeCare Hospital.

Patient Population: Delivers direct patient care appropriate to the patients served. The ages of the patients served are adult (18-65 years of age) and geriatric (65 and older).

Essential Functions:

  • Collects data on admission and for on-going re-assessment of patients with complex health problems. Recognizes changes from baseline and reports changes in status to RN/MD.
  • Plans/organizes work for assigned shift to properly utilize time, resources, manpower and supplies to ensure patient receives appropriate quality care.
  • Implements, reviews and provides relevant data to assist in the revision of the plan of care under the direction of the RN/MD, and within the scope of practice, to meet the complex needs of assigned patients and families.
  • Completes and documents all patient care provided within the scope of practice in a competent and proficient manner. Responds appropriately and assists others in emergency situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • Participates in patient education and preparation for discharge.
  • Facilitates care of the patients in admissions and transfers and is knowledgeable in the admissions and transfer process.
  • The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the position requirements are demonstrated through the successful completion of competencies established for the position, to include population served and other special needs of patients or customers served by the department.
  • Adheres to LifeCare policies, procedures, all safety plans and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness is required.

This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Supervision: Oversees and directs delegated functions of CNAs, Mental Health Assistants, Patient Care Technicians, Monitor Technicians and Unit Clerks.

Experience: Six to twelve months of experience in an acute clinical setting is preferred.

Education: Graduate of an accredited technical school of nursing is required.

Licensure/Certification: Current LVN/LPN license in the state where practicing is required. Current BLS certification is required.

IV Certification is required upon hire.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!