Valley View Medical Center
As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.
Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care. May administer medication. Documents patient care given.
Assists RN with development of plan of care.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and families.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.
High school diploma or equivalent X Required X Accredited LPN/LVN program and successfully completed and passed the NCLEX-PN exam X Required
Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association-X Required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
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Licensed Vocational/Licensed Practical nurse in good standing from an accredited program. Compact/multistate licensure is accepted.
Registered Nurse Certified
Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Vocational Nurses
National Council Licensure Examination
Basic Life Support
Activities Of Daily Living (Ad Ls)