LPN / RN Job Description

LPN / RN Job Description

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LPN / RN provides management of the Case Management Department assuring departmental, organizational, state, federal, JCAHO and other regulatory requirements are achieved.

LPN / RN Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

1-2 years of experienced preferred
Perform allergy and immunology procedures
Evaluate reactions of injections
Delivers care based on patient’s specific needs
Plans for care collaboratively with the patient multidisciplinary healthcare team
Administers intravenous medications, including limited IV push medications depending on patient population, Urgent Care versus Primary Care patients, as required
Consistently documents all the aspects of patient care and patient education
Identifies emergency situations and initiates appropriate nursing orders/interventions
Manages care of the patient according to the standards of care, including age appropriate standards
Utilizes patient care equipment appropriately and safely

LPN / RN Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for LPN / RN

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, AED, IV, LPN, RN

Education for LPN / RN

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the LPN / RN job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Primary and Associate Degree in Nursing, Supervision, Health Care, Healthcare, Graduate, Associates, Science, Education

Skills for LPN / RN

Desired skills for LPN / RN include:

Ability to be trained
Computer systems and application
Nursing practices
Federal and state and local regulations
Good assessment skills
Techniques and methods applied to heath and wellness resident care
DNV
HIPAA
Hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs regarding fraud
OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare

Desired experience for LPN / RN includes:

A minimum of one year of nursing experience as a Registered Nurse - RN or Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN
A minimum of 750 hours of skilled nursing experience
A minimum of one year of nursing experience or at least 750 hours worked
Completion of a state approved Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse Program
Current state Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse license
Completion of a state approved Licensed Practical Nurse or registered Nurse

LPN / RN Examples

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LPN / RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of LPN / RN. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for LPN / RN
  • Performs processes involved in the delivery of age-appropriate patient care
  • Provides on call services and emergency care includingfirst aid and CPR
  • Assists Health Service Administrator with medicationmanagement including monthly inventory and ordering of stockmedication/vaccines
  • Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the RCD
  • Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the RCD
  • Perform spirometries
  • Apply first set testing and read test results
  • Apply second set testing and read test results
  • Review treatment log and administer allergy immunotherapy
  • Set up allergy treatment rooms for the day’s services
Qualifications for LPN / RN
  • Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state such as CPR/FA, HIV/AIDS certification, BBP and ACT training
  • IV therapy and other department specific skills training required
  • Participates in orientation of new nurses upon request
  • Current and unrestricted RN license to practice in the state for which you are applying
  • Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch and
  • Completion of a state approved Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nuse Program
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LPN / RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of LPN / RN. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for LPN / RN
  • Other RN/LPN duties as assigned
  • Provides basic care and medical treatment to individuals receiving services
  • Completes health assessments and provides input of health diagnosis to RN or physician for the development of nursing care plan
  • Monitors and records medications in a timely manner
  • Oversees and monitors staff who administer medication
  • Works with external agencies to coordinate services and ensure consistent treatment of clients
  • Administers, tracks, and maintains log for staff and individual’s testing
  • Provides training for staff including medication administration, universal precautions and infection control
  • Provides training for individuals receiving services such as self-medication, prescribed treatments, sex education/STD prevention and smoking cessation
  • Performs nursing duties, including administration of intravenous fluids, medications, and therapeutics based on resident's individual plan of care
Qualifications for LPN / RN
  • A minimum of one year of verified nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • A minimum of one year of nursing experience as an LPN/RN
  • A minimum of one year of nursing experience as a Registered Nurse - RN / Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN
  • Tennessee state RN or LPN license
  • Ability to prioritize and handle a high volume of patients
  • Completion of a state approved Licensed Practical Nurse Program or Registered Nurse Program
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LPN / RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a LPN / RN. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for LPN / RN
  • Participate in orientation education activities
  • Work as a care manager in the disease management model
  • Provide clinical education and supervision for medical assistant staff
  • Work collaboratively with case management and health education to effectively coordinate care as directed by the primary care medical staff
  • Implement orders for specific interventions as indicated by the medical staff
  • Reach out and engage homeless people with respect to their health status, substance abuse, and social service problems
  • Assess the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient
  • Take a complete history of individual and family members
  • Make referrals to primary care provider for chronic or episodic care
  • Administer immunizations, tuberculosis tests, monitor medication
Qualifications for LPN / RN
  • New York State Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license
  • 1+ year of experience post-licensure
  • Experience working with the IDD population as a nurse
  • PALS or ACLS may be required based on the specific area of practice
  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program ADN required (BSN preferred) or LPN program
  • Current Tennessee State LPN license
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LPN / RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of LPN / RN. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for LPN / RN
  • Perform physical examinations for donors and review accumulated data in a timely manner to confirm established donor suitability
  • Supervise or personally provide for the immediate needs of a donor experiencing an acute, untoward reaction to plasmapheresis or immunization
  • Administer immunizations following DCOP’s and manufacturers insert
  • As necessary, provide appropriate and confidential counseling to unacceptable donors
  • Maintain the Center’s emergency medical kit and equipment in accordance with DCOP’s to insure that equipment is up to date and functioning properly
  • Review test results and consult with Center physician on any unusual, abnormal, or elevated test results and non-routine situations in addition to all medical incidents which must also be reviewed by Center physician
  • Any other duties as required by Supervisor
  • Conducting routine site visits, checking vitals, doing assessments, counseling of medication administration, and documenting progress
  • Act as a health/medical resource for staff, training staff in the medical arena
  • Conduct audits and reviews of medications
Qualifications for LPN / RN
  • Minimum one (1) year of RN/LPN experience required with home health experience preferred
  • Copy of updated Physical, based on state requirements for RN/LPN
  • One year prior RN (Registered Nurse) or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) experience preferred
  • Pediatric/Teen Experience, G-tube, Trach, Vent experience preferred
  • Current Registered Nurses (RN) / Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) license for the state in which the nurse practices
  • One year prior Registered Nurses (RN) / Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) experience preferred
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LPN / RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of LPN / RN. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for LPN / RN
  • Inspect medical office and storage areas to insure they conform to all security and National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) standards and procedures
  • Immediately report any/all security irregularities or problems to the on-duty Jail Supervisor and all health related problems to the Director of Correctional Health Care
  • Ensure that all security measures are followed as per client’s policies and procedures
  • Organize and maintain on-site prescription medications to include monitoring expiration dates and arranging for the proper destruction of unusable medications
  • Conduct medication rounds and health care evaluations as required or requested
  • Carry out all duties as requested by Supervisors, Administrators, and the Jail Physician
  • Document all prisoner health care encounters
  • Check incoming prisoners for health problems and/or serious injuries as required or requested
  • Update health care files and departmental paperwork throughout the shift
  • Assist physician during sick call clinics when indicated
Qualifications for LPN / RN
  • Current Health Certificate (per facility RN/LPN contract or state regulation)
  • One year prior RN/LPN experience required
  • Minimum one (1) year of nursingexperience as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Copy of updated Physical, based onstate requirements for a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN)
  • Copy of updated TB results/ Chestx-ray preferred
  • Completion of a state approved Licensed Practical or Registered Nurse Program

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