LVN / LPN
Company: Almaden Health and Rehabilitation Center
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 26, 2022
Almaden Health and Rehabilitation Center - SUMMARY
A licensed practical nurse (LPN) [referred to as LVN Licensed
Vocational Nurse in some states] provides care and treatment in
accordance with physician orders. Works in a team environment and
within scope of practice as defined by State. The LPN / LVN works
under the direction of physicians and registered nurses (RNs).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Assesses patients by physical examination, including pertinent
diagnostic testing to determine health status.
Administers medications and treatments.
Participates in the care planning process.
Supervises LPNs and nursing assistants.
Communicates with physicians regarding changes in residents
conditions, diagnostic test results, etc.
Documents assessments and care in compliance with standards of care
and company policy.
Educates patients and their families on health-related issues.
Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company
policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
Valid State licensure as an LPN / LVN.
Current CPR certification.
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