The LVN RUNNER will assist the RN in carrying out the plan of care.
Assist the Registered Nurse in performing specialized procedures (as defined in the State Nurse Practice Act) as directed by the Registered Nurse under physician’s orders.
Assist with the preparation, implementation, and continuing evaluation of the patient plan of care.
Actively participate with the IDG in collaborating to ensure the patient’s plan of care is kept current and any identified issues are addressed.
Help reinforce teaching to the patient/family members regarding end of life care.
Foster cooperative effort among personnel by understanding the functions of other persons involved in patient care and by active participation in team and staff conferences.
Assume responsibility for personal and vocational growth and development through active participation in nursing organizations and participating in in-service programs and other on the job learning.
Prepare clinical and progress notes as appropriate.
Keep the Case Manager informed of changes noted during visits.
Perform on-call duties (including holidays) per policy and agency need.
Assume responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her Nursing practice through formal education, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizational meetings, and/or individual research and reading.
Graduation from an accredited School of Practical Nursing.
Licensed in the State as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
Minimum of one more years of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Hospice experience preferred. Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.
The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.