Atlanta, GA 30326
Licenses/Certifications for Licensed Practical Nurse:
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the state
Current CPR certification
Under supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing units.
Assists in planning an individual treatment program by using available resources in planning care, and consults with RNs and other staff as appropriate while applying knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching.
Implements individualized treatment programs as directed by the Health Care Practitioner.
Count controlled substances, syringes, needles and sharps at the beginning of each shift with another staff member and sign count logs.
Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols. Intervenes with proper safety techniques, procedures and standard precautions.