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Job #32549
Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN II
Full Time, 8 AM - 4:30 PM
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Provides general nursing care to patients in Georgetown Physicians Group department, under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • High school graduate or equivalent GED.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
  • Current state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia, or any combination as required based on work location(s).

Required Experience:
  • Prefer one year of work experience in a healthcare setting, preferably in an ambulatory care setting.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
  • Knowledge of examinations and diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
  • Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients.
  • Ability to calculate dosages as needed.
  • Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medication, as directed.
  • Ability to take vital signs and maintain records.
  • Computer skills and aptitude, and prefer experience with EHR systems.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patient, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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