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LPN Full Time in Enid at Jordan

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse



Come be part of our team! As a Ross Health Care LPN you'll be able to utilize your nursing skills to assist with the care of our patients. Join our team to help make a difference in our patients lives. 




SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing care and teaching to patients and families.  He/She also functions as an assistant to the physician and registered nurse, and is supervised by the RN, the Home Health Clinical Supervisor, or other administrator as assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS:




•       Graduate of an approved program of practical/vocational nursing




•       Licensed as a licensed graduate practical nurse in the State of Oklahoma




•       One year of experience as a nurse preferred




•       Current CPR  certification required




•       Must have a car with required insurance coverage and a valid state driver's license or reliable transportation





Job Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES:




•       Participates in the planning and coordination of total patient care in conjunction with the RN and the physician's plan of treatment




•       Follows the nursing care plan for each assigned patient




•       Observes the patient; evaluates the care of the patient; applies his/her knowledge of nursing skills to the patients to whom he/she is assigned




•       Accurately reports and records the patient's condition and care, including signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change




•       Prepares clinical/progress notes on the day of the visit and incorporates it in the clinical record




•       Assists the patient with the activities of daily living while teaching appropriate self-care techniques




•       Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient




•       Provides optimum physical and emotional environment




•       Assists the physician and registered nurse in complex nursing situations




•       Participates in case conference, in-service, and other programs and meetings as needed.




•       Performs within limits of preparation and experience




•       Confirm, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the nurse to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel




•       Perform treatments and specialized procedures as assigned per physician's plan of care including preparation of equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required




•       Demonstrates competency/experience signed by an RN or specific training program director




•       Maintains privacy and adheres to all HIPAA policies




•       Complies with OSHA standards




•       Perform all other duties as assigned



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