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LPN - Fulltime - Hopsice in Enid & Surrounding Area at Jordan

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse

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




  • Graduate of an approved program of practical/vocational nursing

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

  • Minimum of one year experience as a nurse

  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written

  • Integrity to maintain confidentiality of information

  • Knowledge of nursing theory and practice

  • Works independently but performs as a member of the team

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

Job Requirements


  • 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 per agency guidelines

  • Assists the patient with 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 to provide support to terminally patients and their families

  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, in-service training, and other programs and meetings as needed or required

  • Perform treatments as assigned per physician's plan of care

  • Demonstrates competency/experience signed by an RN

  • Maintains privacy and adheres to all HIPAA policies

  • Complies with OSHA standards

  • Participates in on call nursing rotation as assigned

  • Perform all other duties as assigned



  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing to the extent required by the position

  • Able to physically perform the duties required by the position

  • Able to travel to patients' residences

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger                  dexterity and eye-hand coordination

  • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time

  • Requires the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds

  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports

  • Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours

  • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids

  • Physical demands are in excess of those for light duty work


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