The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of orientation period that includes demonstrating skills and behaviors that meet a fully competent level of performance. The LVN maintains a clean, organized, and safe environment, and performs patient care services that support the physician/provider’s practice under the clinical supervision of the Physician, RN, NP, PA or other licensed staff. This includes assisting in prepping patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data. Documenting patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient in the patients medical record for the physician’s review. Administering medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation. It is the responsibility of the LVN to assist with providing co-workers with direction and task assignments as needed to ensure completion of work responsibilities within the department/function. The LVN is also responsible for actively supporting the development of co-workers through hands-on coaching, training and providing constructive feedback as requested by their Supervisor. The LVN may also be asked to perform other clerical duties as needed and requested to support daily clinic operation goals, benchmarks and quality patient care initiatives per department guidelines.
CORE COMPETENCIES: Core competencies identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: