What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our Charge Nurse answers 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 their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.
Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high reward environment, our nurses provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As the most acute level of care in Kindred's continuum, our transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our LPN/LVNs play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.
As a Charge Nurse - LPN /LVN you 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.
Job : Nursing Primary Location : KY-Louisville-Kindred Hospital - SAU Louisville Organization : 7633 - Kindred Hospital - SAU Louisville Shift : Night