Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Reports To: Clinical Supervisor

Job Description Summary

The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

1. Provides direct patient care as defined in States Name Nurse Practice Act.

2. Implements plan of care initiated by the registered nurse.

3. Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.

4. Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.

5. Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietician) to the registered nurse and/or Clinical Supervisor.

6. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.

7. Participates in personal and professional growth and development.

8.Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

Job Limitations

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this jab. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

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