HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Salem VA, Virginia

LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia. LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS). LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes.

More specifically, our Behavioral Health Unit offers hope, help, encouragement and support for individuals with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs,
including depression, chemical dependency such as drug or alcohol addiction, anxiety and many other issues. Individuals receive the best quality care through specialized services in safe, healthy, confidential and calming environments. Also, our programs cover a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services for adolescents age 13 and up, adults, impaired professionals and some geriatric patients. See additional information about this unit our website http://lewisgale.com/service/mental-health .

-Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide nursing care to the rehabilitation patient.

-Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient, and departmental safety.

-Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy.

-Functions in an organized and time conscious manner

-Presents self in a professional manner.

-Initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/or significant others in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members. Uses appropriate patient education documentation modality.

-Acquires and maintains current knowledge pertinent to nursing practice in Rehabilitation

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION Required: Applied for State Boards or currently holds an LPN license for the state of Virginia, BLS is required. Preferred: ACLS certification, membership in the Association of Rehab Nurses and the Virginia Association of Rehab Nurses.

EDUCATION Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Preferred: Enrolled in a Registered Nurse’s Program.

EXPERIENCE Required: Nursing and medical knowledge of equipment and supplies. Preferred: One year experience in area of expertise to which applying.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00005-18081