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Licensed Practical Nurse

Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Health System

This is a Contract position in Alexandria, VA posted January 28, 2021.

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Title: Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN)

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Geriatric Medicine 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • LPN licensure by the Virginia Department of Health Professions.
  • Certification in basic life support through the American Heart Association and knowledge of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
  • One year of experience is preferred.
  • Ability to use a multi-line telephone system and computer program for data entry and retrieval. Understanding of medical terminology is required.
  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • One year of experience preferred.
  •  Commitment to LPN – RN Program within 6 months of start date with completion within three years.

 

SUMMARY

  • Members of our dedicated care team work directly with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to ensure the highest level of care to our patients. In many practices of our multispecialty Physician Group, our Licensed Practical Nurse Care Team members may also be asked to perform phlebotomy, prepare specimens for transport to labs, perform simple laboratory procedures, take vital signs, prepare patients for procedures, assist with patient flow, and provide general support for practice operations.
  • Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills are required as well as the desire to be part of a team that functions at the highest level.
  • We offer a highly competitive compensation package.
  • We promote a healthy work-life balance to include flexible working hours and offer a generous benefit package including health insurance, life, disability, 401K match, up to $5K annually in tuition reimbursement for those who qualify, and more.

     

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  • Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is the only Hospital in the mid-Atlantic region that is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations).
  • Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years.
  • Named a CMS 5-Star Hospital, in 2020, based on our performance across seven areas of quality.
  • Received a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score of A for the 16th consecutive grading period – one of a few hospitals in the country to achieve this level of consistency.
  • Achieved Magnet re-designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.
  • The only Northern Virginia hospital named to Newsweek’s 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals.
  • 2019 release of US News and World Report hospital rankings, received the highest ranking possible (“High Performing”) in the following areas: Aortic Valve Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.                                             

 

    OUR COMMUNITY  

  • Arlington is home to the Pentagon and the Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Fairfax and Arlington Counties continues to attract families who enjoy living near D.C. but desire a suburban lifestyle.
  • Fairfax County has some of the highest ranking schools in the nation according to U.S. News and World Reports.
  • Arlington County also offers outstanding schools – about 91 percent of all graduating high school seniors in Arlington go on to attend college.
  • Northern Virginia has many recreational and community amenities including: over 89 miles of biking/jogging trails, 167 public parks, approximately 14 community centers, 7 live stage theaters, 8 libraries, and 652 restaurants.
  • Whether you choose to live in Arlington County, Fairfax County, or in any of the other great areas in the DC area, you will have little problem in finding a location that is right for you.

We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates interested in joining us in a highly collegial environment where the patient is at the center of what we do.

HOW TO APPLY?   

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Completethe electronic talent assessment (multiple-choice questionnaire)

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In order for your application to be valid, the electronic talent assessment must be completed and submitted. Applicants who only complete the application without the talent assessment won’t be considered

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