The LPN/GPN must have the skill and knowledge to provide population specific care. He/She must have the ability to assess, evaluate, identify, and interpret requirements and needs of the patients and report these findings appropriately to a Registered Nurse. They will work within their scope of practice as a licensed LPN.
The LPN/GPN reports directly to the charge nurse/or team leader.
Organize and prioritize care by communicating and collaborating with others and implementing multidisciplinary actions to provide a continuity of care.
Holds self-accountable and responsible for work performance and continuous improvement of patient in his/her work area and throughout the hospital.
Ensures self-compliance with professional, regulatory and government standards of care.
Demonstrates the knowledge of needs and task for his/her specific unit.
Ensures the satisfactory completion of clinical procedures, documentation, educational and procedural teaching of the patient.
LPN graduate of accredited School of Nursing
Must have a valid, current license by the Missouri State Board of Nursing
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required.
successful completion of hospital orientation