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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Qualified candidates will provide care to seniors using the process of assessment, planning, implementation of procedures and evaluation pertaining to nursing.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively manages the care of clients by using clinical skills and sound judgment under the direction of a Registered Nurse
  • Makes use of allocated resources, including personnel, services, supplies and equipment in the care of seniors
  • Reviews, evaluates and takes appropriate action regarding results of diagnostic tests
  • Administers medications according to state policy
  • Assists the RN in performing nursing assessments aimed at identifying physical psycho-social and cultural needs when developing a care plan
  • Evaluates and reassesses nursing interventions based on interdisciplinary  care plans and makes revisions as required
  • Assists with the development and implementation of a patient/family education plan
  • Ensures that documentation of care plans is in compliance with regulatory standards


Requirements

  • Must possess a current Maryland LPN license
  • Should possess nursing skills as defined in the law governing the practice of nursing in Maryland
  • Current American Heart Association CPR Certification (BCLS) desired but not required
  • Exhibits positive interpersonal skills
  • Long-term Care Experience preferred


Supervisor
Registered Nurse (RN)


This description of job responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilitie
s as may be assigned from time to time.