Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - PRN


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


1. Ensures that the scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act

2. Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress, and treatment goals

3. Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents

4. Complies with established medication policies and procedures

5. Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment

6. Completes all required documentation in a timely manner

7. Receives telephones orders from the mid-level Practitioner and completes orders per established policies and procedures

8. Reassess patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the Mid-Level Practitioner

9. Demonstrates ability to perform basic drug calculations

10. Participates in rounds when appropriate

11. Accepts patient assignments as directed by Charge Nurse or Director of Patient Services

12. Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care

13. Coordinates and oversees care delivered by LSA’s

14. Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered

15. Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities

16. Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement

17. Participates in the orientation of new employees

18. Possesses the ability to recognize changes in patient status and ensures implementation of appropriate interventions

19. Verbalizes the Licensed Vocational Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest

20. 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