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Licensed Vocational Nurse

A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), you will be looked to in order to promote the highest standards of care for your assigned patients, under the guidance of a Registered Nurse. The LVN performs a variety of patient care duties, and assists with patient and family education, while working cooperatively with all health care providers. The LVN utilizes observation techniques and assists medical staff to ensure the best care within established company policies and procedures.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Must have graduated from an accredited school of Vocational Nursing as a Licensed Vocational Nurse through the Boards of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
  • Generally, at least a couple years of experience in a hospital setting is required for most positions
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association, as well as Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB), or equivalent is required
  • Maintain CPR and/or First Aid Certification

Job Duties

  • Provide back-up resident care and clinical services to Care Services Manager as needed
  • Reviews assignments with Care Services Manager and Executive Director
  • Maintains familiarity with patient records and documents within those records as needed, as well as keeps tabs on staff communication records
  • Determines emergency medical measures to be taken in regards to patient care according to state regulations
  • Provides services as indicated on patient treatment and service plans

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