As a member of the care team, the LPN supports quality patient- and family-centered care principles through performing a variety of high level functions within a care team to support the needs of the healthcare team and patients/families. The LPN will gather information and documents to support the patient visit. The LPN is responsible for adhering to all policies, procedures and practice guidelines, promoting teamwork with all members of the health care team, maintaining complete, timely and accurate clinical documentation for each patient and continually looking for opportunities to improve processes and workflow.
Delivers care as delegated by the physician/authorized practitioner or RN, to assigned patient population, or individual patient.
Follows the patients plan of care.
Demonstrates ability to care for simple and complex wounds and skin care injuries.
Demonstrates knowledge of wound healing, knowledge of wound etiology and knowledge of topical wound therapy.
Ability to assist RN with telephone triage
Prioritizes work based on patient acuity, available resources, patient/family preferences, provider schedule, in collaboration with the physician/authorized practitioner and other health care team members.
Performs high and low risk technical procedures, including medications, defined by the clinical setting.
Recognizes when different approaches may be needed based on age or cultural differences.
Implements assigned aspects of the patient teaching plan.
Documents care in the medical record.
Effectively communicates compliance and concerns to delegating physician/authorized practitioner/RN.
Takes action to assure continuity of care for all assigned patient.
Adheres to all relevant policies, procedures, and practice guidelines.
Responds appropriately to emergent situations
Functions as care team assistant as needed
Current LPN Licensure
Current BLS certification
Two to four years of recent, relevant nursing experience
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