Licensed Vocational Nurse - Full-Time



Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager, the LVN provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.


  • Ensures that the scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress, and treatment goals
  • Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents
  • Complies with established medication policies and procedures
  • Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner
  • Receives telephones orders from the mid-level Practitioner and completes orders per established policies and procedures
  • Reassess patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the Mid-Level Practitioner
  • Demonstrates ability to perform basic drug calculations
  • Participates in rounds when appropriate
  • Accepts patient assignments as directed by Charge Nurse or Director of Patient Services
  • Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care
  • Coordinates and oversees care delivered by LSA’s
  • Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered
  • Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement
  • Participates in the orientation of new employees
  • Possesses the ability to recognize changes in patient status and ensures implementation of appropriate interventions
  • Verbalizes the Licensed Vocational Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Performs other duties as assigned
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Job Requirements


  •   Preferred minimum of at least one (1) year experience in acute/post-acute hospital setting

Education Required

 Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State in which providing care

Additional Information


  • Maintain current licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State in which performing duties
  • Maintain current certification in good standing during employment
  • Attend aggressive behavioral management training as required by the facility
  • Certified AHA BLS/CPR