LVN

LVN Job Description Template

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

Responsibilities:

  • Collect samples for lab testing as assigned;
  • Record a patient’s medical history accurately;
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks;
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc;
  • Monitor patients’ vital signs;
  • Observe patients’ progress throughout treatment;
  • Ensure that patients take their medication;
  • Coordinates admission, discharge and transfer of residents;
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily;
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions;
  • Starting IVs and monitoring patients throughout session;
  • Institutes appropriate nursing intervention which might be required to stabilize a resident’s condition and/or prevent complication;
  • This position requires the employee to work 8 hours per day up to five days per week. Additional hours may be requested by the;
  • This position requires the employee to work with hands in water and occasionally with or near chemicals;
  • This position does not require: use of hand tools, working with ladders/scaffolding, working below ground.

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of medical terminology;
  • Familiarity with clinic health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures;
  • Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices;
  • Professional conduct at all times;
  • Ability to keep patient information confidential;
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Completed vocational nursing program;
  • 2-4 Years of experience required;
  • Current CPR certification and additional certification in nursing specialty desired;
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables;
  • Current Licensed L.P.N., preferably with experience in long-term care of geriatric nursing;
  • Ability to lead and motivate;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Able to work cohesively with patients/residents, physicians and other team members.