Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN.
Observes, records and reports to the supervisor on the general physical and mental conditions of the patient; reports pertinent changes.
Administers prescribed medications and treatments.
Assists the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures.
Assists the patient with ADLs.
Responsible for reports, record keeping and progress notes.
Receives and follows physician orders within realm of practice for an LPN and within the standards of home health practice, but may not alter the plan of care.
Participates in nursing report.
Participates in QA/QI plan and process.
Is responsible for adhering to all practice standards as they apply to patient care.
Current LPN licensure in state of employment.
Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle.
Current CPR certification required.
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