Under the supervision of the registered nurse, advanced practice
registered nurse, licensed physician or other health care provider
authorized by the state; the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
(LPN/LVN) will participate in the development, implementation and
modification of the comprehensive plan of care for facility
residents. He/She will practice within the legal boundaries for
practical nursing authorized by the state for the delivery of
patient care and related services.
Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as a
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse in practicing state.
Demonstrates understanding that state and Federal rules and
regulations govern the practices within the facility.
Ongoing pursuit of Continuing Education Credits in clinical
subjects, management, personal growth and development.
Demonstrates working knowledge of infection control principles
Proven ability to communicate effectively and positively with
staff, residents and family members.
Basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.
Must meet all local health regulation and pass post-employment
physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug
screening, criminal background investigation and reference
Recent clinical experience, education, or specialty skills
specific to geriatrics.