What makesKindred Healthcarea great place to work? Our people, of course! OurCharge Nurseanswers this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize theirjob effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction.This is who we are.
Who are you?To succeed in our high-energy, high reward environment, ournursesprovide compassionatecritical careand deliver exceptionalpatient experiences,meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As the most acute level of care inKindred'scontinuum, our transitional care hospitals offer the samecritical carepatients receive in a traditionalhospital orintensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. OurLPN/LVNsplay a vital role in the recovery process forchronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.
As aCharge Nurse LPN /LVNyou will:
The LPN Charge Nurse manages a designated group of nursing employees on a nursing unit and assures smooth operations of the unit for a designated shift under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Could encompass one or more units depending upon size and clinical programs. Scope of work may be modified by State specific rules under the Nurse Practice Act.
Graduate of accredited LPN/LVN School of Nursing.
Current valid LPN/LVN license in the state employed.
Valid CPR certification
At least one (1) year nursing experience preferred.
Evidence of continuing education or special preparation or experience in gerontological nursing and/or long term care nursing desirable.