Cares for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals and similar institutions.
Administers prescribed medications or starts intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
Observes patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions.
Answers patients' calls and determines how to assist them.
Measures and records patients' vital signs.
Provides basic patient care or treatments.
Works as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
Supervises nurses' aides or assistants.
Assembles and uses equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
Records food and fluid intake and output.
Collects samples, such as blood and urine from patients, and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.
Prepares patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
Helps patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
Sterilizes equipment and supplies.
*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The LPN is responsible for administering, supervising and assisting in overall resident care.
This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: preparing, administering and charting routine medications and treatments; performing safety and infection control procedures and rounding to observe resident condition, assess findings and plans nursing care. Oversees resident care in our 59 bed extended care which also has a dementia care unit.
Education: Associate's degree in nursing
Experience: LPN license with 1-2 years of related experience