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Hanson, KY 42413

Posted: 04/23/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: JH777490418

Job Description

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL NURSE (LPN)Performs nursing practice under the direction of a registered nurse or physician. Performs acts requiring knowledge and skills such as are taught or acquired in approved schools for practical nursing. Observes and cares for the ill, injured or infirmed within scope of his/her education and clinical skills. Collects nursing assessment data. Gives counsel and applies procedures to safeguard life and health. Administers medication and treatment as prescribed. Explains medication purposes, dosages, and possible side effects to residents. Accepts and accounts for prescription drugs and related paraphernalia. Observes and reports skin breakdown. Collects, labels and records sputum, urine, or stool specimens for laboratory analysis. Teaches and delegates to others the performance of nursing care activities. Supervises unlicensed assistive personnel in the performance of resident care activities. Participates as a member of the resident's individual treatment team. Assists medical and other professional staff. Consults with registered nurses, ARNP or physician on situations beyond the scope of his/her education and clinical skills. Participates in emergency drills and responds to facility emergencies. Document pertinent medical information in resident's clinical record. Update resident representative of changes in condition. Accepts and accounts for drugs and related paraphernalia. Communicates with resident's family members. Reports unusual incidents with staff or residents to supervisor. Utilizes standard infection control procedures. Accepts work in a neighborhood as assigned per shift as necessary to maintain optimal staffing levels. 
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