The Medical Surgical Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse (LPN or LVN) holds shift accountability for providing delegated aspects of direct patient care to patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse and is responsible for making decisions based on education, experience, State Board of Nursing Rules and hospital/departmental policy and procedures. The LPN/LVN demonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgment and leadership in the anticipation and planning for safe delivery of care; maintains clinical competencies through continuing education; delegates patient care priorities commensurate with the education and experience of the staff available; provides direction and supervision of assigned personnel delivering patient care. Aspects of care may include physical examination and data collection, ADLs, education, medication administration, peripheral IV therapy, discharge planning, implementation of physician’s orders and documentation.
*** Bill Rate
Shift: *** - Day 7a-7:30p
Required: Acute Care Experience •
Last updated on Oct 23, 2023