SOVAH Health - Danville
Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Provider, the Wound Care Center Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides wound-related and other basic nursing care to the center’s patients according to all the WCC and hospital policies and procedures, care and safety protocols, and Clinical Services Practice Guidelines.
Minimum Education: Graduate of a Program in Practical Nursing required
Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville.
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required
Licenses: Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse from the Virginia Board of Nursing or compact State required
Minimum Work Experienc: Two (2) or more years’ experience as LPN/LVN, to include one (1) or more years in SNF or LTACH settingWound care experience preferredLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.