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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Description
A career at Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, a 40-private bed, state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated as a tri-venture with Lifepoint Health, Texas Health Resources and Methodist Hospital System, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the Arlington area who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in Tarrant County need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply
Our Benefits:


Day or Night Shift
Competitive pay rates
Professional development and advancement opportunities
Tuition assistance/reimbursement
-Expansive benefit package
Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
Superior quality patient outcomes

What you will do in this role:

Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age and clinical condition of the patient
Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient rehabilitation patients
Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. - Identifies and initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions
Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI assessments
Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs
Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. - Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. - Educates the patient and family regarding pain management
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications


Graduate of accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse program
-Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred
-IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly preferred
Minimum six months' Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills


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Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF-accredited for our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and our Stroke and Amputation Specialty Programs.

Keywords: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, Arlington , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Arlington, Texas

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