Licensed Practical Nurse

Company :
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Provides quality care to patients and families to promote health and prevent disease under the direction of a registered nurse or physician.
Performs general nursing care in accordance with nursing practice standards. (30%)
Assists with the preparation of equipment and assists the physician/clinical provider during treatment, examination and testing of patients. (20%)
Collects assessment data, prepares patient for examination and documents clinical information on patient record. (20%)
Orders diagnostic tests as directed by registered nurse or physician/clinical provider and gathers diagnostic tests and/or examines results prior to physician/clinical provider assessment. (20%)
Schedules procedures and obtains authorizations as necessary. (5%)
May give injections or medication, collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, and prepare them for testing. (5%)
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Current state licensure as an LPN or LVN.
CPR certification.
0-1-year healthcare experience.
State approved IV course certification.
Knowledge of OASIS documentation and assessment process.
PALS or ACLS may be required based on the specific area of practice.
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