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Licensed Practical NurseSTATUS: Per Diem POSITION SUMMARY: Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family, and referring agency                                                                                   Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentationDemonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programsMonitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payersProvides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals as necessaryParticipates in planning and implementing specialized procedures and duties assisting the RN. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniquesUnder the direction of the RN, assists in identifying the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, and team reportAccepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patientsAdhere to all company policies and procedures.  Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems. Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Perform other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications: Education/Licensing/Certification:High school graduate or completed GED.Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State and is a graduate of an approved school of practical nursing. Meets all federal and state standards of education and/or licensure to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.Current State of Nevada licensure as a Practical Nurse (LPN).Valid Driver’s LicenseCurrent CPR Experience:Home care experience preferred but not required. Knowledge and Skills:Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.Good interpersonal and communication skills. .

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