The Licensed Practical Nurse under the supervision of the RN, or other licensed health professional, establishes and promotes therapeutic relationships with patients and families in collaboration with other team members to provide safe, holistic care. Provides direct patient care using knowledge, judgment and skills within the legal and ethical framework of nursing. Possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas. The performance of selected nursing acts in the care of individuals or groups who are ill, injured, or experiencing changes in normal health processes; in the maintenance of health; and in the prevention of illness or disease.
Diploma - NURSING OR
Trade School Graduate - NURSING
Required: LPN - 1 year
Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Required: Licensed Practical Nurse
Preferred: Basic Life Support
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty. BLS required within 90 days of hire.