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Clark Fork Valley Hospital Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Full Time in Plains, Montana

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Full Time

Plains, MT

Full Time

Long Term Care

Mid Level

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Administers and manages prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques, within their scope of practice and notifies the provider when appropriate.

  • Documents care completely, accurately and timely in the appropriate health record.

  • Initiates/participates in the implementation of individualized patient/resident/ family education plans.

  • Creates/Manages the patient care plans according to the individualized needs of the patient/resident.

  • Demonstrates competencies within their scope of practice.

  • Follows all standards that are applicable to their specialty or area of work.

  • Adheres to recognized infection control standards.

  • Participates in departmental and hospital wide quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) activities.

  • Responsible for oversight of the certified nursing assistants (CNA) where applicable by law and licensed practical nurses (LPN).

  • Professionally conveys clinical information to other team members.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Graduate of an accredited nursing program, current registered nursing license in good standing with the Montana state board of nurse examiners, minimum of one (1) year LTC experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, cognitive skills as related to the position.

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