LPN PRN-Union County area, Charlotte

Location:Charlotte, NC
Employment Type:PRN-Per Visit
Department:Nursing
Description:The Licensed Practical Nurse is a licensed professional who provides direct and indirect patient care services to patients in their home environment or alternative setting according to the organization's policies and procedures. Care will be preventive, rehabilitative, and curative in nature.  The Licensed Practical Nurse will utilize all of the resources available in the agency and community to accomplish the plan of care goals.
Duties:
  • Follows the plan of care as developed by the supervising Registered Nurse
  • Identifies patient care problems and interventions and reports patient changes to the supervising Registered Nurse to ensure the patient's problems are comprehensively addressed.
  • Demonstrates teaching skills and continued competence in performing therapeutic interventions for all levels of complexity in patient care.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to determine and report patient's condition.
  • Instructs patients/caregivers of the safety measures appropriate to care and environment and implements standard precautions for all patients.
  • Participates in case conferences as appropriate.
Qualifications:The Licensed Practical Nurse shall possess a Licensed Practical Nurse degree from an accredited or approved school plus one year of experience in a hospital - clinical or home care environment.  Must have a valid LPN license from the state in which he/she would be practicing.

 



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