Documentation and Record-Keeping: LPNs maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records. This includes documenting patient observations, treatments provided, and any changes in the patient's condition. They may also input data into electronic health records (EHR) systems
Medication Administration: LPNs are responsible for administering medications to patients according to prescribed dosages and schedules. They ensure that patients receive the correct medications and monitor for any adverse reactions or side effects.
Patient Care: LPNs provide direct patient care under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) or physicians. They assist with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding patients. They also monitor vital signs, administer medications, and assist with wound care.
Collaborating with Healthcare Team: LPNs work closely with other healthcare professionals, such as RNs, physicians, and allied healthcare staff. They collaborate to develop and implement patient care plans, share important information, and provide updates on patient progress.
Monitoring and Assessment: LPNs monitor patients' health conditions and report any changes or concerns to the supervising RN or physician. They assess patients for signs of improvement or deterioration and contribute to the development of care plans based on these assessments.
Valid certification as a Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in the state.
Minimum of one year of experience working as a LPN in a healthcare setting.
Knowledge of and ability to perform basic nursing care procedures.
Proficiency in documenting patient information accurately and efficiently.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Compassionate and patient-focused approach to caregiving.
Ability to work effectively within a team and adapt to varying work schedules.
Flexibility to work different shifts, including 8-hour and 12-hour shifts.