Under the supervision of the registered nurse, advanced practice
registered nurse, or other health care provider authorized by the
state; the Licensed Practical Nurse (LVN) will participate in the
development, implementation and modification of the comprehensive
plan of care for facility residents. He/She will practice within
the legal boundaries for practical nursing authorized by the state
for the delivery of patient care and related services.
Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as a
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse in practicing state.
Demonstrates understanding that state and Federal rules and
regulations govern the practices within the facility.
Ongoing pursuit of Continuing Education Credits in clinical
subjects, management, personal growth and development.
Demonstrates working knowledge of infection control principles
Proven ability to communicate effectively and positively with
staff, residents and family members.
Basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn
Must meet all local health regulation and pass post-employment
physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug
screening, criminal background investigation and reference
Recent clinical experience, education, or specialty skills
specific to geriatrics.