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LPN

Job Description

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

SUMMARY
A licensed practical nurse (LPN) provides care and treatment in accordance with physician orders. Works in a team environment and within scope of practice as defined by State. The LPN works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses (RNs).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

• Collection of data (may be part of an assessment (e.g., vital signs, resident’s complaints, symptoms, etc.)

• Observation of the residents (e.g., location, activity, position, etc.)

• Administers and documents medications and treatments

• Collection of information to assist the interdisciplinary care plan team in the plan of care

• Supervises LPNs and certified nursing assistants with appropriate supervisory LPN training

• Communicates with RNs and or physicians regarding pertinent resident observations and information

• Documents observations and care in compliance with standards of care and company policy

• Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Valid State licensure as an LPN
Current CPR certification

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Able to supervise LPN’s and certified nursing assistants with appropriate LPN supervisory training as per state requirement

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident’s protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal law.



Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Lic Practical Nurse

Job Requirements

See job description

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $19.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel None
Job ID LPN0001782-00001
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