LPN

LPN Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a LPN to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Perform in-house labs, collect specimens for out-side labs perform quality control in accordance with organizational protocols;
  • Applies and changes dressings;
  • Maintains the confidentiality of inmate records;
  • Accepts constructive criticism in stressful situations;
  • Collect and record data regarding the physiologic and psychologic health of patients in a systematic manner;
  • Apprise Medical Director and/or Director of Nursing of suspected child/adult abuse;
  • Monitor patient vital signs at various stages of care;
  • Completes diagnostics such as PFTs, PPDs and the collection of urine, sputum and other specimens;
  • Review residents for admission to the facility;
  • Participates as an intricate part of the interdisciplinary team for the people we support;
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks;
  • Attends scheduled clinical staff meetings and all staff day meetings;
  • Conduct patient interviews;
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records.

Requirements:

  • 2-4 Years of experience required;
  • CPR certification recommended;
  • Must possess and maintain a DC license as a professional LPN;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities preferred;
  • Prefer experience in chemical dependency or psychiatric nursing;
  • Licensed Practical Nurse;
  • CPR Certification;
  • Familiarity with hospital health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Potential exposure to disruptive or uncontrollable patients;
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends;
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate good judgment;
  • One or more years of experience in geriatric setting preferred;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry.