Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN
|February 12, 2013 - May 12, 2013|
|Salary Range:||Based on Experience|
|Description:||All Shifts Available. |
A licensed practical nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides care and treatment in accordance with physician orders. Works in a team environment and with scope of practice as defined by State. The LPN/LVN works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses (RNs).
|Duties:||•Assesses residents by physical examination, including pertinent diagnostic testing to determine health status.|
•Administers medications and treatments.
•Participates in care planning process.
•Supervises LPNs and certified nursing assistants.
•Communicates with physicians regarding changes in resident’s conditions, diagnostic test results, etc.
•Documents assessments and care in compliance with standards of care and company policy.
•Educates residents and their families on health-related issues.
•Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and State and/or Federal regulations.
•Performs other job duties as assigned.
|Qualifications:||•Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.|
•Valid state licensure as an LPN/LVN.
•Current CPR certification.
•CEU’s as required by the State.
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