*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse, under the direction of a
Registered Nurse, is responsible for providing nursing care, health teaching,
and health counseling of assigned patients during a given shift. The LVN
assures the delivery of care by assisting in the implementation of the
interdisciplinary and nursing plan of care.
Licenses or Certifications
Current license to practice vocational nursing in the state
where currently practicing (LVN/LPN)
CPR required, ACLS preferred
Education, Training, and Experience
Graduate of an accredited
school of professional vocational nursing.
Skills and Abilities, Proficiency and Productivity Standards
Promotes healing environment and utilizes resources for
optimal patient outcomes.
Organizes and prioritizes tasks
and projects; accurately completes job responsibilities within the specified
Adheres to ethical, regulatory and
communicates English effectively, both in verbal and written format
Maintains confidentiality of patient information
Respects Patient Rights and promotes customer satisfaction
Works cooperatively with co-workers and other hospital
Adapts to changes necessitated by guest/staff situations
Seeks assistance as needed
Functions proficiently in a
Microsoft Windows environment
Machines, Equipment Used
Clinical equipment used for patient care, i.e., glucometer,
IV/enteral pumps, patient lift/transfer devices, bladder scanner, patient call
light system, emergency equipment/defibrillator, and basic office equipment.
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and transfer in excess of
100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and utilizing full range of
body movements. Ability to stand, sit, reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch
and/or crawl, grasp, use fine finger movement.
Indoors in climate controlled, well-lighted, and ventilated
a representative of Curahealth, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors
have a direct affect on the hospitals image and perceptions of quality care
and service. Interaction with guests,
visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, physicians, contract staff, vendors,
and affiliate schools is in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous,
respectful, cooperative, and professional.
This behavior supports an atmosphere of teamwork that is congruent with
hospital standards and guidelines to promote positive relations. The LVN/LPN exhibits
and promotes the hospitals Standards of Behavior throughout the hospital