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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Cardiac & Stroke 2E - Relocation Offered

Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of PositionUnit Highlights Nurses on Unit 2E (Cardiac and Stroke) treat and care for a variety of patients with complex medical diagnoses including stroke, transplant, and heart failure as well as cardiac and orthopedic post-surgical patients. This 40-bed unit provides unique opportunities to include caring for patients with specialized needs including tracheostomies, peritoneal dialysis, and mechanical circulatory support. Cardiac and stroke rehabilitation include aggressive physical, occupational, and speech therapies as well as emotional and psychological support to help patients reach their maximum mobility and cognitive goals. As a rehab LPN on 2 East, we take pride in collaborating with the interdisciplinary team to conduct individualized plans of care and facilitate a safe place where patients are encouraged and supported through their new lifestyle changes. 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 that are based on scientific nursing theory related to self-care and that promote physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health. The LPN must be compassionate towards patients and family members, have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, excellent communication skills and the ability to 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.

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH, Washington DC , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Cardiac & Stroke 2E - Relocation Offered, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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