LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Endocrinology

Sentara Healthcare Norfolk, VA

About the Job

Sentara Endocrinology Specialists is hiring a full time LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse).

Position Overview
  • Location: 850 Kempsville Road, Suite 100E, Norfolk, VA 23502
  • Interview process: The first interview is by phone with the manager and RN Coordinator. The second interview will be in person.
  • Full time, 40 hours per week
  • Day shift; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday - Friday
  • New grads are welcome to apply!
As a Licensed Practical Nurse with Sentara, you can excel in your career with the opportunity to work in many different specialties. They would include areas like the hospital, home health, hospice, or our medical group. The primary duties of this position include triaging, verifying medical information, caring for the patient's overall health, and working closely with the doctors and other team members. You will find that teamwork is exceptional, with everyone working together to ensure the best care for our patients. Click here to hear Cassandra tell us about a day in the life of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Sentara Healthcare.

Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B , 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks and more.
Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!


The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions under the supervision of an RN or Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) in the clinical setting, within the scope of practice dictated by the State Boards of Nursing. The LPN demonstrates professional and clinical knowledge relative to designated clinical practice setting in the delivery of direct patient care, adhering to the level of verified competency dictated by the site specific program. The LPN works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support and communicate effectively with other licensed independent practitioners (Physicians, NP, PA) in collaboration while providing care and treatment for patients, clinical support and teaching for patient and family members, and adheres to the legal and ethical standards of nursing practice. Maintains all certifications and licensure relevant to clinical practice setting. LPN manages responsibilities of workload with accuracy, provides excellence in customer service, performs testing, medication administration and the implementation of nursing interventions and care plans to support a holistic approach to patient care. The LPN serves as patient advocate in the prevention of illness or disease.

Education Level
Diploma - NURSING OR
Trade School Graduate - NURSING

Experience
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Licensed Practical Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty. Behavioral Health - de-escalation and physical intervention training within 15 days of hireEmergency Care - de-escalation and physical intervention training within 90 days of hire.BLS required within 90 days of hire. Sentara Enterprises: 1 year healthcare experience required.