LAKEWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER Licensed Practical-Vocational Nurse - Part Time - Nights - Northgate in Seattle, Washington

Licensed Practical-Vocational Nurse - Part Time - Nights - Northgate (288825-4643 ) Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals - a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient's lives. Come and grow your career with Kindred Hospitals, a division of Kindred Healthcare. Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values - our employees. We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care - and quality care is what we do every day! Join us! Summary:Under direct supervision of Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN job provides nursing care within the scope of licensure for assigned patients according to established nursing standards and hospital policies and procedures. * Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication, performs treatments and patient care responsibilities as prescribed.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN consults with and keeps Registered Nurse informed of activities, symptoms, reactions, and changes in the patient's condition with regard to assigned patients.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN provides appropriate pain management techniques and educates the patient and family regarding pain management.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication following the five rights of medication administration within scope of practice.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with the rehabilitation and treatment of patients in accordance with the medical plan of care, updates, and revises plan of care under the supervision of Registered Nurse.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists physicians with examinations, treatments and special procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills as directed by the Registered Nurse.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs. Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse, LPN, LVN, Nurse, Practical Nurse, Vocational Nurse, Hospital, Clinical Nurse, Medical, Long Term Acute Care, Transitional Care Hospitals, Healthcare #MON-HD#LI-HD Qualifications Education: Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses. Licenses/Certification: Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License. BCLS Certification. Intravenous Blood Certification preferred. Experience: Minimum six months prior experience in an acute care setting preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace