Senior Licensed Practical Nurse

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General summary

This is an advanced LPN position accountable for administering medication and other prescribed treatments; taking vital signs; assisting with care plan activities; observing and reporting patient conditions and behaviors; and participating in rehabilitation, ambulation, and transfers. May supervise and delegate work to lower-level LPN’s, nursing assistants, and other patient care staff. Communicates with doctors, patients, and families, and educates patients on care.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Knowledge of the general principles of supervision and unit operations. Ability to function in situations requiring a high level of practical nursing skill.

Typical qualifications

Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse and 2 or more years of experience.

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