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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN #)

Barhamsville, VA 23011

WellPath

Posted 1 weeks ago
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Job Description

Overview

Our Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the supervision of the RN(s), directs and guides patient teaching and activities that commensurate with his/her education and demonstrated competencies.

Qualifications

Education for Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

Experience for Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • One (1) or more years clinic experience preferred

Licenses/Certifications for Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the state
  • Current CPR certification
Responsibilities
  1. Under supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing units.
  2. Assists in planning an individual treatment program by using available resources in planning care, and consults with RNs and other staff as appropriate while applying knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching.
  3. Implements individualized treatment programs as directed by the Health Care Practitioner.
  4. Count controlled substances, syringes, needles and sharps at the beginning of each shift with another staff member and sign count logs.
  5. Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols. Intervenes with proper safety techniques, procedures and standard precautions.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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