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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Spinal Cord 2W - Relocation Offered!

Location: Washington
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of Position
Unit Highlights - -Spinal Cord Injury Unit 2 West is a 38-bed rehabilitation unit that provides care to patients with a focus on spinal cord injury (SCI), orthopedics, burns, and amputees. The unit is the preferred site for SCI patients with flaps. Patients are admitted directly from out of state, outside hospitals, nursing homes, and homes. - -Nurses on 2 West (Spinal Cord Injury) have the have the opportunity of working with and caring for this specialized patient population along with other members of the interdisciplinary team for safe quality care. Team members include physicians, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, speech therapists, wound and ostomy care nurses, social workers, and case managers. Growth opportunities include CRRN/ARN or Med Surg certification. Collaboration with multidisciplinary team and care for a specialized patient population (SCI) - -Come join our team where we pride ourselves on teamwork, fun, and professional development! - - - - -Key Responsibilities - -The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a key member of the interdisciplinary team to deliver patient-centered rehabilitation nursing services to individuals with a disability and/or chronic illness to attain and maintain maximum function. The rehabilitation LPN assists patients in adapting to an altered lifestyle, while providing a therapeutic environment for client's and their family's development. The rehabilitation LPN designs and implements treatment strategies based on scientific nursing theory related to self-care and promotes physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health. - - -The LPN must be compassionate towards patients and family members, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, excellent communication skills and work in a team of various medical professionals. The LPN perform in roles as Teachers, Caregivers, Collaborators and Client Advocates. As a member of an interdisciplinary team, you will add "Life to Years" for the patients you will serve. - - -What We Offer - -Culture- Collaborative, inclusive, diverse, and supportive work environment. - -Career growth- Career mentoring to help you pursue your passions and gain skills to enhance your value. - -Wellbeing- Competitive salary and Total Rewards benefits to help keep you happy and healthy. - -Reputation- Regional & National recognition, advanced technology, and leading medical innovations. - - -Qualifications - - -Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing required. - - -Minimum of one (1) year experience required. New graduates considered based on student clinical experiences. - -Active LPN license in the District of Columbia and Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers required. - -
Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

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