Licensed Practical Nurse
- Provides general care and education to patient.
- Performs tasks including scheduling, record-keeping and maintaining supply inventory.
- Takes patient vital signs.
- Performs common tasks including but not limited to treating bedsores, dressing wounds, bathing, dressing, etc.
- Coordinates visits and paperwork for patient/doctor visits.
- Assists doctors, nurses, and therapists with procedures.
- Records and reports symptoms.
- Reviews patient charts and records essential information including medical past and history, reactions, treatments, etc.
- Assists patients with daily hygiene needs.
- Maintains inventory and stock of clinical and medicinal supplies.
- Educates patient on current health issues.
- Practices safety and health code standards.
- Performs jobs assigned by head nurses and doctors as directed.
- Minimum Education: Vocational, technical nursing training
- Minimum Experience: 0-6 Months
- Minimum Field of Expertise: LPN licensure
- Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.
- Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues developmental opportunities; Shares expertise.
- Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions; Demonstrates presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
- Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Presents data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
- Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Formulates realistic action plans.
- Professionalism - Approaches others in a polite and tactful manner; Maintains composure and reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
- Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
- Teaching/Training Clearly explains concepts; Varies presentation style to satisfy different learning needs.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures.
- Ability to write reports.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of supervisors, clients, and the general public.
- Occasionally required to sit.
- Occasionally required to walk.
- Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
- Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
- Occasionally required to talk or hear.
- Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb.
- Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds).
- Occasionally required to lift moderate weights (25-50 pounds).
- Occasionally required to lift heavy weights (50 pounds or greater).
- Finger dexterity required.
- Hand coordination required.
- Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus.
- Exposure to adverse conditions.
- Exposure to extreme heat.
- Exposure to extreme cold.
- Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.
- Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
- Exposure to high, precarious places.
- Exposure to fumes or airborne particles.
- Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
- Exposure to outside weather conditions.
- Possible risk of electrical shock
- Exposure to explosives
- Possible risk of radiation and vibration.
- Protective clothing or equipment is required including: gloves, helmets, steel-toed boots, protective eyewear.
- The noise level in the work environment usually is __________