As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at an Intermediate Care Facility/IID, the staff person is responsible for the biological, psychological and social assessment of clients. The staff person assists with the coordination, facilitation and implementation of health care objectives of the Individual Program Plan (IPP), including coordination of medical, dental and psychological evaluations. The staff member collaborates with members of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and other health care professionals in the community to ensure all of the individuals needs are being met in a timely manner. Within the scope of practice the staff member provides technical support to non-licensed staff regarding health care services and medication administration. At the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) the LPN, within the scope of their practice, will assess, implement and evaluate the individual’s healthcare needs for all acute and chronic healthcare conditions. The staff member will perform on going quality assurance of all individual information, medications, treatments and devices used or needed for the individuals residing in the ICF. The staff member may be required to participate in training, meetings and participate in community engagements to further support the individuals residing in the ICF. The staff member will communicate in an effective, respectful, professional manner using methods easily understood by all parties involved. The staff member may be required to work evening, weekends, overnights and/or holidays to ensure adequate nursing coverage to the Developmental Services Division.
This is an Alpha 1 position - in the event of inclement weather or other emergencies, you may be required to report to your work site.
Official City Job Description:
Possession of a valid license issued by the State of Virginia as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Must have, or obtain, a current and valid Virginia or North Carolina driver's license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV driver's license eligibility requirements.
All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.
Experience working directly with the ID/DD population
Experience in nursing assessment and documentation
Experience with managing Gastrostomies and Jejunostomies
Experience in Medication Administration
This position will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Once the appropriate applicant pool has been established, it will be closed.
**Important** In addition to the listed minimum requirements, the ideal candidate for this position will have experience in the listed preferences.
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Your responses to any "Supplemental Questions", if attached to this requisition, must be supported by the information you give us in the work experience section of this application. Be sure you are thorough in describing your skills and duties as you complete the work experience section. If the information cannot be verified you will not receive credit.
Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.
If selected for this position you may be required to submit official transcripts from all accredited colleges or universities listed on your application.
Forward your *OFFICIAL transcripts from your accredited colleges or universities to:
Department of Human Resources
2424 Courthouse Drive
Municipal Center, Building 18
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Current City of Virginia Beach employees who have their official transcripts from their accredited college or university in their personnel file will not have to provide another transcript to the Department of Human Resources.
- All higher education institutions must be accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education.
All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.