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Open Position - Licensed Practical Nurse


Job Summary 

Under the supervision of the medical providers, supports direct patient care to assure patient comfort, safety and needs. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions) 

- Follow-up with patients on basic patient care related tasks, including medication, questions from visit, nursing or aide questions, supplies, and general health inquiries. 
- Cleans and maintains equipment other areas as assigned. 
- Measures and records vital signs to include blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, glucometer, oxygen saturation, weight intake and output, and food consumption. 
- Reports on patient's status changes or requests to medical providers as observed during phone calls with patients or during rounding. 
- Documents patient care information per policies and procedures in the medical record. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

- Ability to clearly communicate patient's status and care issues to Licensed Medical Staff. 
- Ability to verbally communicate with patients, families, the public and other staff of the department. 
- Ability to complete assigned tasks independently. 

Education 

High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required 

Experience 

- 1 year Healthcare/Medical Nurse Assistant Preferred 

Certification/License 

- Certified Nursing Assistant